Ambassador Katherine Tai, the U.S. Trade Representative, responded in late December to the U.S. House Ag Appropriations Chairman Stanford Bishop regarding the tariff on U.S. pecan exports to India
. In her letter, Ambassador Tai acknowledges that “the Indian market has significant potential for U.S. pecans.”
“In my discussions with India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry Goyal, we have agreed to work constructively to resolve outstanding bilateral trade irritants — including agricultural issues,” she writes.
Read the U.S. Trade Representative’s full response to Representative Bishop here.