Production limits and price-setting means Canadian milk drinkers pay significantly more than they would in a free market. Conversely, for certain lucrative and in-demand dairy product ingredients, Canadian dairy boards have set prices at or below international market prices. U.S. and other global dairy farmers have argued this offers Canadian exports an advantage in third markets, while driving global prices and farm receipts down. Will NAFTA 2.0 change any of this?
About Harry Clapsis
Harry Clapsis is a second year M.S. student at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service, where he focuses on international trade. Prior to Georgetown, he worked at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington, DC-based technology policy think tank.