MIDLAND, Mich. - August 31, 2018 - The Dow Chemical Company issued the following statement welcoming today’s announcement on the completion of negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

“NAFTA is important for the future growth of U.S. manufacturing and the chemical industry. As a materials science leader, Dow is focused on delivering innovations and product solutions, and Canada and Mexico are important export markets. An updated NAFTA that promotes regulatory cooperation and streamlined rules of origin encourages growth and innovation in our highly integrated industry. We congratulate all three Administrations for renewing this critical trade agreement and demonstrating mutual commitment to free, fair, and expanded trade. We look forward to reviewing the final text to confirm how these updates will support our business growth strategy."

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The Dow Chemical Company
Rachelle Schikorra
Corporate Media Relations
+1 (989) 636-4090