Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue discussed trade issues during a weekend appearance on C-SPAN. Perdue said Canada has exported milk solids below world market prices, limiting access for the U.S. dairy industry in those same international markets. “As you know, dairy was cut out of the original NAFTA agreement. Our farmers don’t have access to Canadian markets the way they have access to us. Class 7 pricing has to go.” The dairy issue is one of the few remaining hurdles for a new North American Free Trade Agreement.
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