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Trade wars impact B.C. apple growers

June 12, 2018  By CBC News

An escalating trade fight between the United States and Mexico may affect B.C. apple growers in the Okanagan, experts say.

Mexico is the biggest customer of Washington state apples, buying up to $250 million’s worth each year.

But Mexico now wants to slap a 20 per cent tariff on U.S. farm goods including apples in response to the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum. | READ MORE 


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