“We call on both governments to return to the negotiating table as soon as possible.” The deals have allowed the Trump administration to get a number of quick profits and generated quick profits for U.S. farmers, ranchers, lobsters and other sectors that Mr. Trump has tried to support. The announcement follows a series of other small trade deals announced by the Trump administration, including with Japan, China and the European Union. Unlike a comprehensive free trade agreement, these smaller agreements do not require congressional approval, which can stop or sink an agreement for many months. The Trump administration has also sought a limited trade deal with India, but has yet to reach an agreement. The United States has an estimated services trade surplus of $US 18 billion with Brazil in 2019, down 11.6 percent from 2018.

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