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First U.S. potatoes exported to Mexico after longstanding trade row

May 13, 2022 at 1:00 PM
The U.S. on Wednesday exported the first batch of fresh potatoes to Mexico in many years, the Agriculture Department announced, touting a resolution of a 25-year-long trade dispute over access to the Mexican market. “Expanded market access for U.S. fresh potatoes to Mexico has been a top priority from day one and I'm thrilled that we have finally resolved this issue!” U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai tweeted on Friday . According to USDA , “the U.S. potato industry estimates that...

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