Doug McCullough: Canada’s potential exclusion from any new U.S. trade deal could result in the nation implementing costly tariffs that would hit Texas business.

Doug McCullough: Canada’s potential exclusion from any new U.S. trade deal could result in the nation implementing costly tariffs that would hit Texas business.

CTCC Director Doug McCullough was recently interviewed by the Texas Tribune for their article:

How excluding Canada in Trump’s new trade deal could hurt Texas

As Canadian leaders scramble to persuade President Donald Trump to not exclude them from trade negotiations, a trade expert says that shunning America’s northern neighbor could hit Texans in the pocketbook more than they realize.

“The president made the comment that this is one of biggest trade deals of all time, but it’s certainly not given the fact that, at the moment Canada, which is one of the United States’ largest trade partners – and Texas’ largest trade partner after Mexico” was left out, he said.

Read more at the Texas Tribune.