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Amos defends USMCA

Chris Lowrey
PONTIAC Oct. 24, 2018
Pontiac MP Will Amos came out in defense of the recently agreed upon United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
The USMCA was signed on Sept. 30 and gave U.S. dairy producers access to 3.6 per cent of the Canadian dairy market, on top of the 3.25 already granted to the parties of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal signed in 2015.
“First off, this is a good deal for Canada,” Amos said.
Although there has been dissatisfaction from Canadian dairy farmers, Amos said this deal has to be looked at on a larger scale.
“It’s a piece of a puzzle and there are many, many pieces to this puzzle,” he said. “So we have to keep it in context.”
With so many facets to an international trade agreement, Amos said it’s important to look at the entirety of the deal, and not just one industry.

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