NAFTA negotiations, fewer dairies and tighter margins are all hot topics for the dairy industry this week.
Mexico’s chief Nafta negotiator headed to Washington as the nation reiterated that it’s prepared to pursue a new bilateral trade deal with the U.S. even if it ends up leaving out Canada.
The U.S. and Canada continued to look for ways to bridge their differences as talks resumed to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, with Ottawa insisting it won’t sign a bad deal.
Uncertainty related to international trade and market access continues to be the top concern when farmers and ranchers meet with their members of Congress.
To finish the deal, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told CSPAN over the weekend that Canada’s Class 7 dairy policy must go.
All eyes have been on Washington this week as trade negotiators from the U.S. and Canada work to come to a final agreement on the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
President Donald Trump said he plans to pursue a trade deal with Mexico and possibly Canada even as talks with the U.S.’s northern neighbor stalled, leaving the future of a revised Nafta in doubt.