U.S. pork industry chief eager for early trade deal with Japan after Trump’s TPP withdrawal

June 13, 2017

A U.S. pork industry leader has expressed strong hopes to see Washington and Tokyo quickly strike a free trade agreement, following the decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw America from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. “We would be satisfied if we could just get what was in the TPP,” Ken Maschhoff, president of the National Pork Producers Council, said in an interview.

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Topics: AGRICULTURE IMPORT TARIFFS BILATERAL INTEGRATION

Agreements: TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP (TPP)

Regions: JAPAN UNITED STATES ASIA-PACIFIC

Authors: THE JAPAN TIMES

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