Talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) continued for the third straight week last week, as representatives from the U.S., Canada and Mexico pushed to finalize an updated deal.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue continues to hear concerns in the field over retaliatory tariffs and market uncertainty, but he told AgDay he’s confident agriculture will come out ahead.
Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue is vocal the Trump administration is leaning towards potentially drifting away from the trilateral North American Free Trade Agreement and heading toward two separate bilateral agreements.
In yet another surprise announcement, the administration has put tariffs on steel and aluminum from some of its most important trading partners. As a result, Mexico is threatening to retaliate against U.S. pork.