FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
“STEFANIK APPLAUDS NEW TRADE AGREEMENT WITH CANADA”
“Stefanik, who met with Trump earlier this year to bend his ear on trade, has been a strong advocate for ‘modernizing’ the trade agreement.”
“North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is applauding the trade agreement between the United States and Canada.
In a statement released Monday morning, Stefanik called the agreement ‘tremendous news’ and ‘critical to the continued success of our region.”
The agreement gives U.S. farmers greater access to the Canadian dairy market.
This is Stefanik’s full statement:
‘This is tremendous news for our North Country economy, and I applaud U.S. and Canadian negotiators for their tireless work on this important agreement. I have been a strong advocate for modernizing our trade agreement with Canada and Mexico in Congress, and I am pleased that this framework will open up the Canadian dairy markets for our North Country farmers who have been struggling. Canadian trade has supported millions of jobs since NAFTA took effect, and reaching this agreement is critical to the continued success of our region.'”
“Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro), who met with Trump earlier this year to bend his ear on trade, has been a strong advocate for ‘modernizing’ the trade agreement.”
“Among other provisions, the newly-minted United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) creates an ‘effective protection’ against potential auto tariffs which the North Country Chamber of Commerce (NCCC) said could have been problematic for regional transportation equipment companies.
NCCC President Garry Douglas called the deal ‘terrific news for both countries but especially crucial to our unique bi-national region.’
The new deal ‘significantly increases’ U.S. access to the Canadian dairy market, said Douglas, and preserves the existing dispute resolution process, which he said has proven to be effective.”
Click here to read the WWNY story.
Click here to read the Sun Community News story.
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