Shrimp, Dairy Groups Size Up Proposed Pacific FTA

Law360, New York (February 19, 2010, 4:58 PM EST) -- Trade groups representing U.S. shrimp and dairy producers have weighed in on the U.S. International Trade Commission's probe of the consequences of a potential U.S. free trade agreement with seven countries in the Asia-Pacific region, expressing some qualms over the proposal.

The American Shrimp Processors Association and the National Milk Producers Federation both filed comments with the ITC on Thursday. While the ASPA lauded the negotiations as a chance to address many of the export practices the group says has hurt domestic producers, NMPF approached the...
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