Perdue says US could reach bilateral deal with Mexico before Canada  


Perdue says US could reach bilateral deal with Mexico before Canada  

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says the US could potentially reach a bilateral deal with Mexico before it comes to an agreement with Canada.

Perdue visited his Canadian counterpart, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay, today. The three countries have been renegotiating NAFTA for almost a year, but most recently have switched to bilateral meetings.

“The issues with Mexico and Canada are vastly different in many ways and I think the ambassador believes that we could get a bilateral deal more quickly with Mexico and then with Canada and possibly come back together with all three nations,” he says.

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