On Monday, July 24 Gary presented before a two panels at the 2017 Pacific Northwest Economic Region’s (PNWER) Annual Summit in Portland, OR on the Economic Impact of Trade in the Agriculture Sector and at a Rountable on Border and Trade. During the Economic Impact of Trade in the Agriculture Sector Gary was joined by Alexis Taylor, Director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture and Frederic Seppey, Chief Trade Negotiator of Agrifoods Canada. During this presentation, Gary discussed the great success that trade has been for the North American grain and feed sector and the importance of the North American Free Trade Agreement in promoting trade in the Pacific Northwest region. In addition, Gary laid out NAEGA negotiating objectives for the upcoming NAFTA negotiations.
A copy of Gary’s presentation can be found here.