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Burgum: Trade agreement with Japan to lift tariffs on ag products is good news for ND producers

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement after the Trump administration finalized a trade agreement with Japan to eliminate or reduce tariffs on an additional $7.2 billion of U.S. food and agricultural products.

More than 90 percent of U.S. food and agricultural imports into Japan will either be duty-free or receive preferential tariff access once the agreement is implemented, the White House said.

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