10/1/18 • TradeUSMCA | NAFTA

Corn Refiners Association Statement On New U.S. Trade Agreement With Mexico And Canada

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in reaction to the announcement of a new trade agreement – the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), John Bode, President and CEO of the Corn Refiners Association, commented:

“This is a milestone. Mexican and Canadian markets are very important to American farmers, ranchers, and agribusiness. We commend President Trump for his efforts to conclude this trilateral agreement. We look forward to reviewing the agreement text released today.”

A copy of the Corn Refiners Association’s NAFTA renegotiation objectives can be found here.


The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is the national trade association representing the corn refining industry of the United States. CRA and its predecessors have served this important segment of American agribusiness since 1913. Corn refiners manufacture sweeteners, starch, advanced bioproducts, corn oil and feed products from corn components such as starch, oil, protein and fiber.