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Perdue sees ag tariff mitigation plan by Labor Day, quick NAFTA deal

July 17, 2018 at 11:49 AM
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue intends to unveil a plan to provide relief for U.S. farmers suffering from retaliatory tariffs by Labor Day and believes that NAFTA negotiators are closing in on a conclusion, he said Tuesday. “I think we’re very close to getting an agreement with Mexico and Canada,” Perdue said at an event hosted by Axios. He added that “Canada has finally acknowledged their Class 7 milk, keeping our dairy products out of Canada, is not a free trade...

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