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Washington Notebook (US-Mexico Trade) #333643

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 09, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Tomorrow's talks between President Bush and President Carlos Salinas de Gortari about future of nations' trading relationship previewed. [Mexican embassy Miguel LEAMAN - says trade is important for both countries.] [Business Roundtable James ROBINSON - says Mexico is a large consumer market.] [AFL-CIO economist Mark ANDERSON - says a free trade agreement would accelerate trend towards loss of American jobs.] American firms noted operating factories in Mexico and then selling goods back to US. [International trade analyst Christopher WHALEN - talks about labor competition.] [LEAMAN - says we will create job opportunities in both ......

countries.] Letter from Representative Dan Rostenkowski opposing trade pact quoted. [WHALEN - says Mexico's socialized economy is inefficient.] [Representative Donald PEASE - wonders if deal would be good for US.] Bush and Secretary of State James Baker noted leaning toward a trade pact despite some opposition from within the administration.

Schieffer, Bob

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