Canada is proposing changes to its dairy tariff rate quota system to end the dispute with the United States over market access. In January, the U.S. won the first-ever USMCA dispute settlement case on the dairy trade issue. However, the National Milk Producers Federation and U.S. Dairy Export Council are asking the Biden Administration to reject this Canadian proposal. National Milk President and CEO Jim Mulhern said U.S. dairy farmers “are sick and tired” of Canada’s effort to undercut its market access commitments.
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