Walls or bridges?

Vincent Manancourt talks to US trade lawyers about what a Trump presidency may mean for Latin America

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In August 2009, Mexico imposed trade tariffs on 89 US products, including a whopping 45% duty on grapes. Just over a year later, it slapped tariffs on yet more imported US produce, including apples. The reason for the hike? Retaliation: in March 2009, the US had refused to open its borders to Mexican trucks, despite being required to do so under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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