The Secretary of Treasury in Mexico (SAT) has implemented a contingency plan in the event protesters block ports of entry between Mexico and the United States.

Information has circulated that various groups may block the ports tomorrow to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s swearing-in. 

Mexican border agents will work overtime tomorrow, and will work extended hours on Saturday and Sunday in case cargo crossings get affected. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol have not issued any notices about overtime activities.

Jeff Janas

The United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) office announced today, that the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel found in favor of the United States’ challenge to Indonesia’s wide-ranging restrictions and prohibitions on horticultural products, animals, and animal products. 

The United States filed this dispute to address trade barriers in Indonesia that restrict the importation of American fruits and vegetables, animal products, and other agricultural products.

Jeff Janas

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