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Prices for tomatoes , and such are going up.
« on: January 27, 2017, 09:11:09 am »

http://www.eater.com/2017/1/26/14402944/mexico-food-produce-imports

Here are all the foods and beverages you can expect to pay more for if this tax is actually imposed:

• 93 percent of Hass avocados sold in the U.S. come from Mexico [Hass Avocado Board, 2017]

• Currently, the U.S. imports 78 percent of Mexico’s avocado production [USAID, 2014]

• 71 percent of tomatoes sold in the U.S. come from Mexico [USDA, 2016]

• The U.S. imported over $1.3 billion worth of beer from Mexico last year [Statista, 2016]

• The U.S. imports about 79 percent of Mexico’s total annual exports of tequila [Tequila Regulatory Council, 2014]

• 15 percent of all sugar consumed in the U.S. comes from Mexico [USDA, 2017]
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