US Confronts Brazil Over Ethanol Tariff

Mar 31, 2023

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By Bill Tomson

The U.S. Trade Representative’s chief agriculture negotiator, Doug McKalip, is preparing to head to Brazil as the Biden administration tries to get the South American nation to end its tariff on U.S. ethanol.

USTR Katherine Tai told the Senate Finance Committee last week she put McKalip in charge of working with Brazil on the issue and that she confronted the administration of newly elected Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva about the country’s ethanol tariff when she was in the capital city of Brasilia earlier this month…

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