Farm Bureau urging support for trade deal by State's governors

Farm Bureau urging support for trade deal by State's governors

The United States-Mexico-Canada trade deal (USMCA) is a win for farmers and ranchers in Utah, and throughout the country. Farm Bureau's ad in The Washington Examiner shared this message as the nation’s governors gather this week for their @NatlGovsAssoc winter meeting in Washington, D.C.

On November 30, 2018,  the U.S., Mexico and Canada joined in the successor to NAFTA, the U.S.- Mexico -Canada Agreement (USMCA). NAFTA removed barriers to intraregional trade, including agricultural products traded between Mexico and the U.S. and most agricultural products traded between the U.S. and Canada since it was implemented in 1994. Agricultural exports from the U.S. to Canada and Mexico increased from $8.9 billion in 1993 to $39 billion in 2017. The USMCA not only locks in market opportunities previously developed with our North American neighbors, but also builds on those trade relationships in several key areas.

More information is available at https://www.fb.org/issues/trade/usmca/.



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