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ESPY HIGHLIGHTS PROBLEMS WITH NAFTA SUGAR, BUT SAYS DEAL HELPS FARMERS

January 15, 1993 at 5:00 AM
President-elect Bill Clinton's choice for Secretary of Agriculture, Rep. Mike Espy (D-MS), told a Senate Committee yesterday (Jan. 14) that he remains concerned about the sugar provisions in the North American Free Trade Agreement, under which Mexico would gain unlimited access to the U.S. market no later than 15 years after the pact is implemented. But he said NAFTA will in general benefit U.S. agriculture, particularly beef, corn and dairy exports to Mexico. Espy told the Senate Agriculture Committee in...


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