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Wakanda Was A U.S. Trade Partner

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. The U.S. Department of Agriculture removed Wakanda from its list of free trade partners. Yes, Wakanda, as in from the movie "Black Panther." There is no trade war looming with this fictional country, but someone found it on USDA's online tariff tracker. For a moment, you could import things from Wakanda, like cows and water chestnuts, tariff-free. Sadly, a spokesperson told NBC it was just a test file that had been mistakenly published. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.


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