Mexico Ready to Play the Corn Card in Trade Talks

April 2, 2017

From the hundreds of millions of tortillas consumed every year to the countless tons of corn-enriched feed that fattens livestock and poultry, corn is perhaps Mexico’s most important agricultural commodity, one at the center of its life and culture. Now corn has taken on a new role — as a powerful lever for Mexican officials in the run-up to talks over Nafta, the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Topics: AGRICULTURE REGIONAL INTEGRATION

Agreements: NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (NAFTA)

Regions: MEXICO UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

Authors: THE NEW YORK TIMES

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