ADM Statement on Signing of U.S-Mexico-Canada Agreement
CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2018—Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today issued the following statement:
“As a strong supporter of trade policies that help ensure food and agricultural products safely and efficiently meet consumer demand around the world, we congratulate Ambassador Lighthizer and the Administration on the signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), and urge its swift passage in Congress.
“Modernizing and maintaining important trade benefits in North America will help sustain and enhance Canadian and Mexican market access for America’s farmers, ranchers and food manufacturers. It also supports job creation and America’s rural economies, and benefits producers and consumers in all three countries. We appreciate the Administration’s dedication and hard work, and look forward to continuing to work with policymakers to support this important agreement.”
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 food and feed ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.
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