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June 27, 2019
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Top Four Reasons Why TAB Supports the Ratification of USMCA   
The ratification of USMCA is critically needed to provide certainty for many in the Texas business sectors that rely on trade with Canada and Mexico, while in turn contributing to the U.S. economy. 

Texas exports more than any other state to Mexico and is second only behind Michigan for exports to Canada.

Here are the top four reasons why TAB stands behind the ratification of USMCA:

  • Jobs- 700,000 Texans work because of trade with Mexico and Canada.
  • TX Economy-$173 billion worth of goods are exchanged between the Texas-Mexico region every year.
  • U.S. Small Business-Selling due to trade increased profitability and expansion and in-sector economic growth.
  • Competitiveness- Improved Quality and lower price competition
Dates at a Glance
  • July 11, Agriculture Committee Meeting , 9 a.m., Lubbock Chamber of Commerce
  • July 12, Joint Government Relations and Transportation Committee Meeting , 10:30 a.m., Lubbock Chamber of Commerce

  City & County    
  • July 8, Lubbock County Commissioner's Court, 10 a.m., Lubbock County Courthouse
  • June 9, Regular City Council Meeting, 4:30 p.m., City Hall

Lubbock Chamber of Commerce
Business Advocacy Division
Contact Info
Norma Ritz Johnson, CCE, IOM
Executive Vice President
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce

Kyle Jacobson
Director of Government Relations
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce

(806) 761-7000