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Soybean & Corn Critical To Free Trade & U.S. Trade Exports
Reduced Trade Barriers With NAFTA Partners Have Benefitted American Agriculture

In April, The U.S. Trade Deficit Fell To A Seven-Month Low, Due In Part To Soybean & Corn Exports:

The U.S. Department Of Commerce Determined The U.S. Trade Gap Fell $1 Billion To $46.2 Billion In April. (Megan Cassella, “U.S. Trade Deficit Shrinks In April To 7-Month Low,” Politico Pro, 6/6/18)

The Report Also Revealed That Exports In April Increased To A Record $211.2 Billion, Due In Part To An Increase In Soy And Corn Exports. (“US Trade Deficit Falls To A Seven-Month Low,” Reuters, 7/6/18)

Soybean And Corn Exports Both Increased By 300 Million That Month, With Foods, Feeds & Beverages Increasing By $700 Million In Total. (“US Trade Deficit Falls To A Seven-Month Low,” Reuters, 7/6/18)

A Decrease In U.S-Mexico Trade Barriers Have Benefitted The American Economy & Agriculture Industry:

U.S. Agricultural Exports To Mexico Have Quintupled Since 1994, When NAFTA Took Effect. (Kevin Sieff, “Trump Suggests That U.S. Farmers Are Facing Big Trade Barriers In Mexico. They Have Actually Fallen,” The Washington Post, 6/5/18)

In The Last 10 Years Alone, American Ag Exports To Mexico Have Grown From $12.7 To $18.6 Billion. (Kevin Sieff, “Trump Suggests That U.S. Farmers Are Facing Big Trade Barriers In Mexico. They Have Actually Fallen,” The Washington Post, 6/5/18)

United States Department Of Agriculture: “Since NAFTA’s Implementation, Trade Between The United States And Its NAFTA Partners Has Soared.  Canada And Mexico Consistently Rank Among The Top Markets For U.S. Food And Agricultural Products.” (Kevin Sieff, “Trump Suggests That U.S. Farmers Are Facing Big Trade Barriers In Mexico. They Have Actually Fallen,” The Washington Post, 6/5/18)

Mexico Is The Largest Export Market For U.S. Pork, Having Purchased $1.5 Billion Worth In 2017. (Kevin Sieff, “Trump Suggests That U.S. Farmers Are Facing Big Trade Barriers In Mexico. They Have Actually Fallen,” The Washington Post, 6/5/18)

The U.S. Currently Supplies Three-Quarters Of Mexico’s Agri-Food Imports. (Kevin Sieff, “Trump Suggests That U.S. Farmers Are Facing Big Trade Barriers In Mexico. They Have Actually Fallen,” The Washington Post, 6/5/18)

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