Free Trade Retaliation
Free Trade Retaliation. I’m Greg Martin with today’s Fruit Grower Report.
Several Senators - citing safety concerns - cut off funding in the just-enacted omnibus budget bill for the ongoing pilot program that requires goods be transferred to
WATKINS: We were very concerned that they would retaliate, that this is part of our responsibility under NAFTA that the US government should be able to go forward with the pilot project and would ascertain whether there were safety issues or not.
The tariffs so far include a number of northwest products like cherries and potatoes. We will keep our eyes on this story as it unfolds.
That’s today’s Fruit Grower Report. I’m Greg Martin on the Northwest Ag Information Network.