When NAFTA was signed, it included labor protections for workers in all three countries. But labor complaints filed through the NAFTA labor dispute process have led nowhere.
Not only the negotiations have not been finalized, and without Canada, but the texts remain hidden from the public.
The new trade deal reached between the US and Mexico contains a myriad of rules and tariffs, and among them include tougher rules on copyright and intellectual property.
Mexican billionaire Antonio del Valle has launched actions against the Spanish government for its role in the process of putting Banco Popular into resolution and subsequent sale for €1 to Santander.
The 10-year span is more than what had existed before but the biopharma industry has long argued for the same 12-year exclusivity that exists for biologics within the US market.
The US and Mexico have reached common ground on key trade terms as pressure mounts to complete renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Rules of origin for autos is really a “bilateral” issue between Mexico and the United States because Canada was relatively comfortable with the original US proposal.
Some in Lopez Obrador’s team are said to want energy excluded. Negotiators concerned backtracking on oil could derail talks.
The United States has dropped a contentious demand from the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement to impose restrictions on Mexican agricultural exports.
Mexico’s economy minister said that Mexico and the United States may not meet an August goal to finish bilateral talks to revamp the NAFTA trade deal, which is beset by disagreements over automobile trade rules and other issues.
Negotiators for Mexico and the United States have reached agreement on about 20 topics during talks to revamp NAFTA, Mexico’s economy minister said, although he conceded that some of the thorniest issues remained unresolved.
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Mexico and the United States agreed to step up talks on updating the NAFTA trade deal in hopes of reaching an agreement on major issues by August.
Mexican and Canadian officials said that talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement will remain a three-way negotiation, despite suggestions by US President that he might pursue separate trade deals with both countries.
Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent US President Donald Trump a letter urging a swift end to NAFTA negotiations
New Zealand to hold talks with his Pacific Alliance counterparts in Mexico to seek further progress on a free trade agreement with the four-nation grouping.
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A Bill bringing New Zealand’s ratification of the CPTPP a step closer had its first reading in Parliament today as Mexico becomes the first country to notify it has ratified the 11 member trade deal.
Economy minister in Tokyo this week for conferences, meetings. Nafta uncertainty rising after Trump, Trudeau clashed.
Mexico hit back fast on US tariffs on steel and aluminum, which complicate talks between the United States, Canada and Mexico to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement.