Mexico has agreed to “immediately” begin shopping for merchandise from US farmers, stated President Donald Trump within the wake of the deal the 2 nations signed amid a row over tariffs and immigration.
The US’ southern neighbor has “agreed to immediately begin buying large quantities of agricultural products from our great patriot farmers,” Trump wrote on Twitter on Saturday, styled all in caps.
The tweet seems to identify the primary precise particulars of the commerce deal the US and Mexico signed on Friday, which suspended the implementation of tariffs on Mexican items imported to the US.
The settlement comes because of this of the US’ stress marketing campaign on Mexico, together with financial threats. Trump slapped tariffs on all Mexican merchandise in late May, saying they may keep in place till its neighbor curbs the circulate of central American and different migrants trying to illegally cross into the US.
The US president had lengthy been insisting that Mexico is “sending” migrants throughout its northern border and does little to fight the drug cartels, smugglers, and human traffickers.
Initially, Mexican officers blasted Trump’s transfer and promised to retaliate, however now President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says that his cupboard will “celebrate” the settlement reached with Washington. “Thanks to the support of all Mexicans, it was made possible to avoid the imposition of tariffs” on the nation’s items, he said on Friday.