US potato farmers seek new trade deal with Mexico to 'level the playing field'
September 10, 2019
Potato farmers are asking U.S. agricultural officials for support in expanding export trade into Mexico. Currently, American potato farmers and exporters are mostly barred from selling fresh potatoes in Mexico due to restrictions by the Mexican government
Mexico removes tariffs on import frozen potatoes from the United States
May 24, 2019
President Trump removed the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico on Friday, May 17. Mexico responded by removing its 20% tariff on frozen potatoes imported from the United States on May 20.
Mexican Judge bans potato import from the US, a 'foreign power with hostile policies'
June 26, 2018
Citing national security and biosecurity, a federal judge in Mexico yesterday barred the import of fresh potatoes from the United States, describing the country as 'a power that in recent times has institutionalized hostile policies towards Mexico'.
Juez prohíbe la comercialización de papa de EE.UU a México
June 25, 2018
La autoridad dictaminó que el ingreso de papa de Estados Unidos a México pone en riesgo la soberanía y seguridad nacional, así como también el derecho a la alimentación de los ciudadanos.
Mexico Puts Tariffs on US Frozen Potato Products in Response to Trump's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
June 13, 2018
Effective immediately frozen potato products entering Mexico from the United States under Harmonized code 2004.1 will be assessed a 20% tariff.
National Potato Council responds to the Mexican court import ban of US Potatoes
August 08, 2017
The National Potato Council, representing the United States Potato Industry responds to the Mexican Court decision to block the import of US potatoes: 'Mexican Court Ruling Ignores Science'
México veta la papa de EU
August 05, 2017
Para los jueces que dictaron la medida, los tubérculos constituyen un riesgo latente a la biodiversidad y son un potencial riesgo de propagación de 63 plagas cuarentenarias.
Mexican court blocks import of potatoes from the United States
August 05, 2017
A Mexican Federal court has made a ruling that bans the import of (table) potatoes from the United States.
The National Potato Council (NPC) applauds today's official US kick-off to renegotiate NAFTA
May 18, 2017
The National Potato Council (NPC) applauded the Trump Administration’s announcement today to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
US Potato Growers offer Trump suggestions to improve NAFTA
April 17, 2017
The National Potato Council (NPC) has sent a letter to President Trump with suggestions how the NAFTA agreement can be improved to benefit the potato trade.
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