January 8, 2022
Federal reps announce favorable settlement to USMCA dairy dispute
WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) along with U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) recently announced that a United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement dispute settlement panel ruled in favor of the United States thatCanada is breaching its commitments under the trade deal by unfairly administering dairy tariff-rate quotas in a way that harms American dairy farmers, according to a press release.
“I am proud to announce that, following my advocacy, North Country dairy farmers will receive well-deserved access to the Canadian dairy market after suffering from unfair restrictions,” Stefanik said in a statement.
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