Rebalancing Trade to Support Manufacturing
By: Tracey Lowe
What About Florida’s Agriculture?
Florida’s agriculture issues remain unaddressed in the USMCA. Read Florida Chamber position here.
Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Al Lawson Jr. (FL-08), introduced bipartisan legislation to guarantee specialty crop growers the seasonality/perishable provisions that are currently lacking in the USMCA. The Agricultural Trade Improvement Act of 2018 would amend the Tariff Act of 1930 and allow American specialty crop growers to request the imposition of anti-dumping or countervailing duties. Similar legislation has been introduced by Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio.
Below are links to documents from the U.S. Trade Representative on USMCA:
- USMCA Fact Sheet – Key Highlights
- USMCA Fact Sheet on Strengthening North American Trade in Agriculture
- USMCA – Agriculture: Market Access and Dairy
- USMCA Manufacturing
- USMCA Customs
- Full Text of USMCA
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