NMMA joins opposition to Senate trade bill

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The National Marine Manufacturers Association, along with 11 other industry trade organizations, signed a letter to the U.S. Senate on behalf of the Brazil Trade Action Coalition opposing the Brazil WTO cotton amendment offered by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

“The bill could result in nearly $1 billion in Brazilian trade sanctions against U.S. goods, costing tens of thousands of American jobs and establishing a dangerous precedent for future actions in the World Trade Organization,” according to the NMMA.

Click here to read the letter.

For information, contact Cindy Squires at (202) 737-9766 or csquires@nmma.org.


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