Congressman John Katko says the three-way agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada that replaces the existing North American Free Trade Agreement could benefit central New York.
In a statement released after the US and Canada reached a trade agreement on Sunday, Katko said the tri-lateral agreement would be welcome relief for central New York dairy farms and good for the local economy.
New York Farm Bureau Senior Associate Director of National Affairs Lauren Williams agrees the new agreement will help New York farmers.
Even Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer praised President Trump for taking large steps to improve NAFTA. The agreement needs the ratification of Congress, which may not happen until 2019.