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New website aims to bring Arizona residents in on push to ratify USMCA

The Arizona governor's office is pushing for support of the deal. Mexico has ratified it, but Canada and the U.S. have not.

Mexico's economy registers no growth in second quarter

The slowing is due in part to declining foreign investment, an economist says.

After Mexican tomato deal, Farm Bureau wants same for other crops

A release says farmers need similar agreements for other crops sold at "artificially low prices."

Last-minute deal struck in Mexican tomato standoff

The deal could settle a long period of uncertainty over the importation of tomatoes from Mexico.

Mexican trade official: Tomato deal 'at hand' if 100% inspections are dropped

Mexican growers have asked for similar inspection requirements on U.S. produce if any final deal includes the provision.

Florida 'appreciates' new tomato proposal; Nogales growers concerned

A produce distributor based in Nogales says proposed changes are "logistically impossible."

Secretary of State Pompeo plans travel to Latin America

Pompeo is expected to talk about issues like free trade and immigration with counterparts in Mexico and other countries.

Mexican president responds to US steel, tomato tariffs

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced tariffs on steel products after finding exporters benefit from state subsidies, a claim rejected by an industry group.

Arizona business welcomes possible completion of Sonoran highway

Mexico's president has announced a date for the highway's completion three times.

Mexican tomato imports still up after duties were imposed

Import weights in Nogales have increased year-over-year for two months in a row, though opponents warn higher prices are yet to come.

Southwest members of Congress decry produce protection measures

Critics say provisions could mean higher prices for consumers and endanger approval of the renegotiated NAFTA.

What did companies learn from tariff threat on Mexican trade?

A discussion with Luis Ramirez, whose firm advises clients on cross-border trade.

Mexican government boasts of negotiation success, though ultimatum from US awaits

While both countries have touted the agreement brought about by tariff threats, a Mexican official suggests the crisis is not over.

Sigh of relief for border businesses after Mexico tariff threat

Last year, $14.5 billion in imports from Mexico passed through the Nogales commercial port alone.

In Mexico, exporters already adjusting to threats of US tariffs

Trump’s threats have changed the political agenda the country, where at least 85% of exports go to the U.S.

Economist: Tariffs ineffective as a political strategy

A discussion with UA economist George Hammond.

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