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    June 07, 2019
    President Trump has announced the suspension of the proposed tariffs on Mexico. Thomas J. Donohue, CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement regarding the recent announcement of a U.S.-Mexico deal to address migration at the southern border. Click here to read the official statement.
     
    "We are very pleased that the Trump administration and the Mexican government reached an agreement to address the migratory crisis at the border and remove the threat of new tariffs. This is good news for American businesses and consumers.

    This week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced a new partnership with Mexico’s chief business association, the Consejo Coordinador Empresarial, to assist both governments in crafting solutions that mitigate escalating migration. This work will begin immediately.

    With the threat of tariffs now off the table, it is critical that Congress turn its attention to enactment of the USMCA trade agreement. USMCA will preserve and strengthen North American trade, boosting economic growth and job creation. The Chamber intends to put all of its resources behind securing the earliest possible passage of USMCA."

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