The Office of the Governor of the State of Iowa

12/10/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/10/2019 14:42

Reynolds Releases Statement on USMCA Deal

DES MOINES - Today, Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement in response to the announced agreement in Congress that will move USMCA forward:

'Mexico and Canada are Iowa's top two trading partners and are critical to our economy. It's why I have been calling on Congress to ratify USMCA for over a year.

'Today's announcement represents a positive step forward for Iowa's entire economy. USMCA is a strong, balanced, and modern trade agreement that will create opportunities for Iowa families, farmers, manufacturers, and small businesses by expanding markets for our world-class exports.

'I want to thank President Trump, Ambassador Lighthizer, and the entire administration for their steadfast leadership on this issue.'