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Business groups push for USMCA's approval despite biologics changes

December 11, 2019 at 2:05 PM
The Business Roundtable and U.S. Chamber of Commerce are backing a revised U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement despite concerns about the deal’s lack of biologics protections -- and its potential to influence future trade agreements. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and his Mexican and Canadian counterparts on Tuesday signed a protocol of amendment updating USMCA after months of negotiations between the administration and House Democrats on four key issues. The USMCA text approved by the three parties last year would have provided name-brand...

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