Meat Institute Applauds Announcement of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement
Urges swift Congressional ratification and implementation
Washington, DC -- The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) applauds the Trump Administration’s successful efforts to reach an agreement with Canada and Mexico to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), renamed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement. The agreement represents a positive step in preserving duty-free access to two of the U.S. meat and poultry industry’s most critical foreign markets.
“Under NAFTA, U.S. meat and poultry exports to Mexico and Canada have thrived as import duties were removed and non-scientific barriers to trade have been significantly reduced,” said Meat Institute President and CEO Julie Anna Potts. “The North American market for the meat and poultry industry is nearly completely integrated and is essential to...
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