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A group of American lawmakers are flagging more access to the Canadian dairy market as a key issue in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks.
“We believe that fully opening the Canadian market to US dairy exports would secure meaningful new trade opportunities for US dairy farmers and food manufacturers,” the July 26 letter, signed by 74 members of the United States Congress, read.
“However, dairy discussions with Canada should focus not only on removing tariffs but also on preventing various forms of nontariff barriers from being employed to negate market access for US dairy,” the letter said.
They sent the letter to...