Daines recaps India trade mission in press conference
Last updated 11/16/2021 at 12:33pm
Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., held a press call Monday to recap a trade mission he took last week to India recently to try and reduce tariffs on American pulse crop imports.
Daines said Montana is the number one producer of pulse crops in the U.S., and India, as the world's number one consumer of pulse crops, is an extremely important trading partner.
In speaking with Montana pulse crop producers, he said, it became clear that trade relations with India is the highest priority issue for many of them.
He said, due in part to aggressive protectionist policies and retaliation for Trump-era ta...