MEXICO/USA: US and Mexico avoid chicken trade war
The United States and Mexico have struck a deal on American poultry exports, heading off a potential trade row. Under the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexican tariffs on US poultry exports fell to zero on1 January. However, Mexico was concerned about a potential export boom that could have damaged Mexican poultry producers and threatened to invoke its NAFTA right to impose an emergency safeguard tariff of up to 240% on US chicken.
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