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Vilsack: U.S., Mexico not ‘anywhere near’ USMCA agriculture dispute

March 30, 2021 at 8:30 AM
The U.S. is not planning to put U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement dispute resolution mechanisms to use anytime soon to address ongoing concerns with Mexico’s agriculture practices, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Friday. Tensions between the U.S. and Mexico over agriculture trade have intensified in recent weeks. Earlier this month, a broad coalition of U.S. agricultural groups sent Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai a letter outlining a slew of concerns with moves made by Mexico. Some lawmakers have called for...

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