US groups fear Mexico trade war over Obama tomato move
October 2, 2012 17:44
WASHINGTON - US business groups said on Tuesday they were worried about a damaging trade war with Mexico if President Barack Obama's administration follows through on a preliminary decision to terminate a 16-year-old tomato trade agreement.
"We think the US-Mexico economic relationship is tremendously important," Patrick Kilbride from the US Chamber of Commerce told reporters on a conference call. "We don't want to see another trade war ignited."