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Description:  Estimates are that nearly one out of two tomatoes eaten in the United States comes from Mexico — a statistic  Florida growers would like to change, even at the risk of a trade war.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Sep 27, 2012

Link:  http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/28/business/global/tomatoes-are-ammunition-for-a-trade-war-between-us-and-mexico.html?ref=business

Questions for Discussions:

  • Summarize the issues related to this situation.
  • What are the reasons for the problem?
  • Who are the winners and losers at the moment?
  • Why would the US government favor lower priced tomato imports?
  • How do you think this conflict will be resolved?

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