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COOL RETALIATION

Canada and Mexico today will request from the World Trade Organization authorization to impose more than $3 billion in tariffs on U.S. goods in retaliation for Washington’s failure to bring country-of-origin labeling (COOL) law into compliance with trade laws.

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COOL RETALIATION

Canada and Mexico are seeking the go-ahead from the World Trade Organization to impose just over $3 billion in tariffs against U.S. exports in retaliation for losses they claim to have suffered because of U.S. country-of-origin labeling (COOL) requirements.

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TRADE SINCE NAFTA

USDA says intraregional agricultural trade among the United States, Canada, and Mexico has more than tripled (in inflation-adjusted value) since the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994. In 2011-13, agricultural imports from NAFTA partners accounted for 80% of Mexico’s total agricultural imports, 63% of Canada’s imports, and nearly 40% of… read more

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PORK OUTLOOK

Shortages of hogs and packing plant workers in Canada, exacerbated by recent government restrictions, may severely cut hog processing and pork exports, helping to keep North American retail pork prices near record highs. “If those Canadian pigs don’t flow south, you’re going to have U.S. hog farmers bidding against each other to get pigs,” says… read more

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CANADA EXPANDING

Three Canadian grain handlers said this week that they will expand facilities to handle the country’s crops, after a record-smashing harvest overwhelmed the transportation system.

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