Visit focused on trade agreement now being negotiated
Peter Ammon, the German ambassador to the United States, visited Madera Tuesday morning with his wife, Marliese, to talk about the advantages a new trade agreement could bring his country and the U.S.
Trade already has made the world a different place, Ammon said.
“When you buy a BMW in China, chances are it will have been made in South Carolina,” where BMW has a state-of-the art factory. “We have a great chance to produce high-wage jobs here in America.”
Ammon was touring the Central Valley at the invitation of U.S. Rep. Jim Costa, who introduced the ambassador, at a morning coffee session at the Vineyard Restaurant, sponsored by the Madera District Chamber of Commerce...