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American Import Surtax / Mexico #454606

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 05, 1971
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(Studio) At UN, Mexico's President Luis Echeverria Alvarez criticizes American surtax on imports; hurts Mexican tomato business
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Sinaloa, Mexico) Of every 10 tomatoes in US, 4 or 5 grown in Mexico. [Econ. Carlos CASTRO - says United States per capita consumption high. Florida can't supply all mkts. Mexico has to pay 10% surcharge. American hsewife. will pay for it.] Cartoon illustrates problem. Some fear entire business to be lost if surtax conts.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Streithorst, Tom
Duration:
00:02:20

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