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USTR wants fact-finding probe of strawberry, bell pepper imports

November 5, 2020 at 3:13 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative wants the U.S. International Trade Commission to investigate two more seasonal crops. In a Nov. 3 letter , USTR Robert Lighthizer asked the commission to “monitor and investigate imports of strawberries and bell peppers.” The request for the fact-finding probe – under Section 332 of the Tariff Act of 1930 – is part of the Trump administration’s plan to deal with the concerns of seasonal and perishable produce growers who have long complained...

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