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Vilsack says U.S.-UK deal could pose fewer agricultural issues than TTIP

February 24, 2017 at 4:24 PM
Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said reaching a trade agreement between the U.S. and United Kingdom could be easier than concluding a deal between the U.S. and European Union, because agriculture issues with the UK would be less difficult to resolve. "I think the [Trump] administration might have an easier time with the UK because some of the agricultural issues ... aren't necessarily the gap between the UK and U.S.," Vilsack, who now heads the U.S. Dairy Export Council,...

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