Gov. Kim Reynolds: Iowa needs Congress to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Most springs in Iowa are marked by farmers in the fields and a refreshing breather from frigid winters. Yet, this one brings with it a potentially incredible lift for our farm families, small business owners, entrepreneurs, advanced manufacturers, and exporters.
That is, IF Congress ratifies United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement also known as USMCA.
This new trade agreement would add $68.2 billion to the U.S. economy and create 176,000 new jobs, according to a study from the International Trade Commission. The study further stated: