As the U.S. takes aim at Canada’s dairy sector as it attempts to renegotiate NAFTA, Canada's farmers and processors are forging ahead with some of their biggest expansions and investments in more than a decade.
Senator Charles Schumer is going to bat for American dairy farmers when it comes to renegotiating NAFTA and he believes Canada is putting up a “Dairy Wall” with its policies upending the global dairy market.
Two of the world’s closest allies, the United States and Canada, couldn’t be more apart on what’s right for their dairy industries with USMCA. The Canadian dairy industry does not like the potential agreement.
Mexico appears poised to enact new restrictions on the use of common cheese names such as parmesan, munster and feta for products sold in Mexico, a development that runs counter to existing trade agreements.
U.S. dairy groups commended the bipartisan efforts of 68 members of Congress who encouraged the U.S. Trade Representative to eliminate Canada’s tariffs on U.S. dairy exports and its protectionist pricing policies.
For the second time in a week U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) has gone to bat for dairy farmers in the U.S. prior to possible renegotiations for the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA).