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Perdue: USTR aiming for NAFTA deal with Mexico first, then Canada

June 18, 2018 at 1:19 PM
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Friday said the administration believes it can secure a deal on the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico first, then sort out the remaining issues with Canada and potentially finalize a trilateral deal this summer. “We feel probably more optimistic in a Mexican agreement sooner than Canada,” he said on a conference call with reporters. “We still have some intractable issues with Canada that we’re working through, but hopefully we can get an agreement...

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