American craft breweries sold 482,309 barrels valued at $125.4 million to customers overseas in 2017. Over half of those exports went north to our good beer-drinking friends, the Canadians. Mexican brewers are the largest customer for American barley. If NAFTA negotiations don’t go well, we may all see the cost on our tab.
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Elisabeth Neylan is a Senior at Georgetown University and a reporter for Georgetown’s newspaper, The Hoya. Elisabeth is currently writing a thesis on the Spanish Civil War and plans to teach English in Spain following graduation.
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Countries that have hosted the Olympics — and even those that bid and lose — enjoy a permanent increase in national exports of around 30 percent. That’s potentially more impactful than entering into trade agreements.