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Trump floats idea of a U.S.-Brazil bilateral trade deal

October 31, 2018 at 2:19 PM
President Trump this week said the U.S. would like to strike a bilateral trade deal with Brazil as soon as possible. His comments came the same day Brazilians headed to the polls to elect Jair Bolsonaro as the country's new president. Bolsonaro will take office on Jan. 1. Following an Oct. 29 call with Bolsonaro, Trump said he could see a U.S.-Brazil FTA “happening.” “Brazil’s treated us very tough, because they charge very big tariffs,” Trump said during an Oct...

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