The National Milk Producers Federation, the U.S. Dairy Export Council and 70 dairy companies and associations have sent a joint-letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. With Japan’s national elections completed, the dairy groups want the administration to quickly finalize a trade deal with Japan. Without swift action, the dairy industry says the U.S. will lose sales to the European Union, New Zealand and Australia.
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