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    Lower U.S. Tariffs Have Ripple Effect as Turkey Reciprocates

    May 22, 2019

    As a response to the U.S. lowering import duties last week on Turkish steel and aluminum from 50 to 25 percent, the Government of Turkey published an official announcement yesterday reducing the retaliatory tariff on U.S. rice from 50 percent to 25 percent, effective immediately. Full story
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    Mexico Opens Rice Market to Brazil

    May 21, 2019

    Earlier this month, the governments of Mexico and Brazil announced the opening of Mexico’s rice market to Brazil and Brazil reciprocated by opening their market for dry beans to Mexico. The opening in Mexico is for milled rice only. Full story
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    Removal of 232 Tariffs is Step in the Right Direction for Passage of USMCA

    May 20, 2019

    Both Canada and Mexico had indicated that they would not sign the new trilateral deal, U.S. – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA), without the removal of these tariffs which have been in place for the past year. Full story

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