Statement Release Following Signing of Phase One U.S.-China Trade Deal

January 16, 2020

(DES MOINES) – The Iowa Business Council (IBC) today released a statement following the signing of the Phase One trade agreement between the United States and China: 

"The signing of Phase One agreement between the U.S. and China is an important first step to stabilizing our global trade relationships," IBC Executive Director Joe Murphy said.

"Increases in purchases of American farm and energy products by China coupled with enhanced protections for American companies are key pieces to providing certainty for Iowa businesses to thrive, we look forward to the agreement taking effect." 

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