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Washington Insider-- Thursday
Thu Jan 23, 2014 06:07 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Mexico Sees Benefits in Pacific Rim Trade Agreement

Hard on the heels of the United States endorsing the proposed Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership, Mexico also indicated that it sees definite benefits in a new trade agreement among 12 major Pacific Rim economies.

Last week, Secretary of State John Kerrey pointed out that a TPP agreement that includes Mexico and Canada would make it unnecessary to perform any major overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) among the three nations. Mexico's ...

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