Florida fruit growers sour over NAFTA

Florida fruit growers sour over NAFTAWith the fifth round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement underway, Florida fruit and vegetable growers are pressing for changes. All sides are trying to make their voices heard as negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico gather in Mexico City to continue the US-initiated effort to revamp the deal. Under NAFTA, exports to Canada and Mexico of food produced in the United States have jumped to $ 39 billion this year from $ 8.7 billion in 1992.

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