The U.S. House may vote on the Peru Trade Pact the week of Nov. 5, and with that in mind the Agriculture Coalition for Latin American Trade, which includes 50 food and agricultural organizations, including the National Pork Producers Council, today urged Congress to approve the trade agreement.
In a letter (below) sent today to every lawmaker, the coalition asked Congress to “provide
The House is expected to take up the Peru Trade Promotion Agreement after voting on legislation to expand the 1974 Trade Act’s Trade Adjustment Assistance program, which helps
Dear Member of Congress:
The 50 undersigned organizations, representing
The PTPA provides immediate duty-free access to
The PTPA offers our exporters greater opportunities in a dynamic and growing market. It will ensure that the Peruvian economy – and
Exports generated by this trade agreement will have a positive affect on the bottom line of
This agreement establishes a level playing field that many members of Congress have argued should be a fundamental goal of our trade agreements. We urge Congress to provide
Please support the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement!
American Cotton Shippers' Association, American Farm Bureau Federation, American Feed Industry Association, American Frozen Food Institute, American Meat Institute, American Seed Trade Association, American Soybean Association, Blue Diamond Growers,
Source: National Pork Producers Council