NAFTA Agreement expected soon

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DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG) - Dairy is one of the last sticking points in a trade deal renegotiation with Canada, but progress is being made.

The North American Free Trade Deal renegotiation with Canada has a deadline of October first. After that, President Donald Trump has threatened to only have a bilateral trade agreement with Mexico.

However, Iowa Senator Chuck thinks a tri-lateral agreement will have a better chance at making it through Congress.

The U.S. does not have a clear set time for talks, but Grassley says they are going to get an agreement on NAFTA shortly.

He says, "Canada does not want to agree with the United States on the administrative panels for settling trade disputes. I would let Canada have their way on that. And then Canada ought to give us a way on tariffs on American dairy products. That's the compromise I would expect."