White House Trade Advisor Dr. Peter Navarro Joins Regional Industry Leaders for Roundtable Discussion
Today the Iron Mining Association of Minnesota (IMA) joined mining executives, elected officials, labor and business leaders in welcoming Dr. Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy to the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center in Duluth, MN.
The roundtable discussion,
The panel consisted of several Iron Mining
“The iron mined in northern Minnesota is a critical resource for steel-making in the United States,” said Kelsey Johnson, president of the Iron Mining Association of Minnesota. “We need a strong iron ore and steelmaking sector to ensure the safety of American citizens.” Johnson told Dr. Navarro that the Section 232 tariffs have helped improve the iron mining industry which has had a positive impact on the economy Northeastern Minnesota.
Some of the panelists also highlighted the need for the expedited adoption of the USMCA, the new NAFTA trade agreement for the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Following the roundtable discussion,