Source: Barb Glen, Producer.com, November 29, 2018
CALGARY — Various Canadian agricultural commodity groups have praised results of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, noting it preserved an existing export relationship and limited the trade uncertainty generated by renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
And if the dairy industry had to allow access to 3.5 percent of its market, was that really so bad?
“It’s not 3.5 percent,” said Yves Leduc, director of policy and trade for Dairy Farmers of Canada. “Three point five is the Canadian government estimate. We arrive at something slightly higher. We’re talking about 3.9 percent.”