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U.S. lawmakers say tariffs on EU olive oil pit Trump trade policy against demand

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office not to impose new import tariffs on European olive oil, warning they could lead to an olive oil shortage and higher prices in the United States. FILE PHOTO: U.S Congressman Bill Pascrell gestures to the media at the hotel where the seventh Read More

Goodyear plant conditions raise concerns about Mexican labor reforms – U.S. lawmakers

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Monday criticized Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT.O) for refusing to let them visit its Mexican plant, and said poor conditions there raised questions about Mexican labor reforms seen as key to ensuring passage of a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement. FILE PHOTO: A U.S. flag Read More

Democrat calls for ‘good faith’ talks with USTR on USMCA trade deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Friday called for “good faith” negotiations with the Trump administration to address concerns about the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement and pave the way for its passage. FILE PHOTO: Flags of the U.S., Canada and Mexico fly next to each other Read More

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mexican official said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies before a Senate Read More