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Mexico Doesn't Back Up Trump's Twitter Claims of Big Farm Deal

  • Envoy says USMCA passage would create more agricultural trade
  • Mexico already a major importer of U.S. grains, meat, dairy
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Bloomberg’s Ros Krasny reports on the U.S.-Mexico trade agreement that averts threatened tariffs.(Source: Bloomberg)
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President Donald Trump hinted at additional measures between the U.S. and Mexico, a day after he vowed that Mexico would soon make “large” agricultural purchases from the U.S. as part of a deal on border security and illegal immigration that allowed Mexico to avoid U.S. tariffs.

“Some things not mentioned in yesterday’s press release, one in particular, were agreed on. That will be announced at the appropriate time,” Trump said Sunday in a series of four tweets about Mexico, the media and other matters.