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Sources: U.S. seeking more 'reciprocal' de minimis levels with Canada, Mexico

October 24, 2018 at 11:48 AM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is seeking changes to the de minimis levels agreed to in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, sources tell Inside U.S. Trade, eyeing U.S. implementing legislation as a pathway to a more reciprocal arrangement with both countries. USTR continues to push for Canada and Mexico to come closer to the $800 de minimis threshold enshrined in the 2015 Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act, those sources said. One source said USTR effectively gave Mexico and Canada a choice:...

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