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He also noted a multi-page advertising supplement that was inserted last week in the Des Moines Register in Iowa, the home state of the US ambassador to China and a pivotal state in this year's elections and the 2020 presidential election.
Maritime dairy farmers are expressing disappointment in the new deal Ottawa reached with the US and Mexico and they say this isn't the first time they've taken a big hit.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying called Pence's accusations of meddling "absurd" on Friday morning, and said China had no interest in interfering in USA internal affairs. The remarks underscore administration concern that anxiety over the trade battle could hurt Republican performance in the November 6 vote. "China would be ill-advised not to pursue some level of influence through the media and other sources".
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs didn't immediately respond to a faxed request for comment on Pence's remarks.
The allegations have raised questions about whether Mr Trump and his aides are trying to deflect attention from an investigation into his campaign's possible ties to Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and also set China up for the blame if Republicans do poorly in next month's elections.
"We look forward to learning more about the new USMCA and its new potential for Washington State's role in global trade", she added.
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Representatives from Washington state's trade and agricultural sectors are praising the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The U.S. tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum products that Trump imposed in March on national security grounds under section 232 of the 56-year-old Trade Expansion Act remain in place and are not addressed in the USMCA. Pence singled out those retaliatory tariffs in his speech on Thursday.
"It's dark days for the dairy industry", said Hargreaves.
"Looking north, dairy trade with Canada was one of the most hard and contentious negotiating issues to solve in the entire USMCA deal", said Ryan.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement that Pence in his speech had made "unwarranted accusations. and slandered China by claiming that China meddles in U.S. internal affairs and elections".
"The agreement also preserves and expands critical access for USA poultry and egg producers and addresses Canada's discriminatory wheat grading process to help US wheat growers along the border become more competitive", he added.
President Trump has proposed increased tariffs on Chinese goods - costing China perhaps billions in lost trade - in an effort to "equalize" trade between the two nations and reduce what Trump calls an untenable trade deficit. He said this was now not sufficient from the US side.
"Our government will continue to vigorously defend and advance Ontario's economic interests", Ford said.
Washington has shown increasing skepticism about the U.S. tech sector's ties to China.
While the clause does not mention China specifically, the provision is being widely seen as an attempt to single out Beijing.