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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Aug 4, 2015 11:18 AM CDT

In its latest filing with the World Trade Organization over country of origin labeling, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office argues Canada and Mexico just slightly over-calculated their market losses and threatened sanction values to the tune of about $3 billion.

Canada argues that the level of suspension should be $2.41 billion ($3 billion CDN). Mexico proposed its markets have been affected by $713 million per year. In its analysis, USTR states any potential punitive tariffs shouldn't be more than $43.22 million for Canada and $47.55 million for Mexico.

In total, the USTR argues the maximum injury suffered by Mexico and ...

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