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Opportunities for Making U.S.-Mexico Agricultural Trade More Agile

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  • Zahniser, Steven
  • Moreno, Adriana H.
  • Calderón Ruanova, Arturo
  • Angadjivand, Sahar
  • Calderón Elizalde, Francisco Javier
  • Calvin, Linda
  • López Amador, César
  • López López, Nicolás Fernando
  • Valdes Ramos, Jorge Alberto

Abstract

With NAFTA complete, Mexico and the U.S. must look beyond tariff and quota elimination to foster growth in agricultural trade. Simplifying border processes to make trade more agile would allow products to cross more quickly. To solicit ideas for doing so, this report's authors conducted about 80 interviews with people from the private sector, government, and academia in both countries.

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  • Zahniser, Steven & Moreno, Adriana H. & Calderón Ruanova, Arturo & Angadjivand, Sahar & Calderón Elizalde, Francisco Javier & Calvin, Linda & López Amador, César & López López, Nicolás Fernando & Vald, 2016. "Opportunities for Making U.S.-Mexico Agricultural Trade More Agile," Economic Information Bulletin 262139, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:uersib:262139
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.262139
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