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Trade pact clause seen deterring China trade deal with Canada, Mexico
China’s hopes of negotiating a free trade pact with Canada or Mexico were dealt a sharp setback by a provision deep in the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement that aims to forbid such deals with “non-market” countries.
’This is life or death for us’: Mexico’s farm movement rejects new NAFTA agreement
Leaders of Mexico’s farm movement strongly condemned the new NAFTA, calling on the new president they supported in recent elections to get involved and slow the race to the new agreement.
Canada, US have reached a NAFTA deal - now called the USMCA
Canada and the U.S. have announced a tentative new trilateral trade deal with Mexico that includes some key concessions on issues of import to both countries — and also a reworked name: the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
How Trump split Mexico and Canada in NAFTA talks
The Mexican president-elect agreed to the US president’s request for a bilateral agreement while Canadian officials believe Mexico gave up too much in the deal.
Mexico ready to proceed with bilateral US-trade deal; Canada may join: negotiator
Mexico is prepared to advance a bilateral trade agreement with the United States that Canada could join within the next few weeks, a top Mexican NAFTA negotiator said.
Mexico prepared to do a trade deal without Canada, official tweets
Mexico is prepared to move ahead with an updated version of the North American Free Trade Agreement that does not include Canada if Ottawa and Washington cannot resolve their differences.
Mexico adds rule of origin exception into Colombia FTA
Mexico has implemented a temporary exception to the rules of origin for textiles and apparel in its free trade agreement with Colombia.
Mexico wants steel dispute ended before new NAFTA signed: minister
Mexico wants to end to a tariff dispute over steel and aluminum with the United States prior to signing off on the reworked trade agreement.
US to move ahead with Mexico trade pact, keep talking to Canada
US-Canada trade talks ended with no deal to revamp NAFTA, and President Donald Trump notified Congress of his intent to sign a bilateral trade pact with Mexico.
Nafta betrayal points to bleak future for US-Canada relationship
Canadians feel stabbed in the back by Mexico after it agreed a separate trade deal with Trump.
Trump’s trade deal with Mexico gives workers more rights than NAFTA. But there’s a catch
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.
Statement on NAFTA’s “Kafkaesque” turn
Not only the negotiations have not been finalized, and without Canada, but the texts remain hidden from the public.
New NAFTA could include tough intellectual property laws that Canada fought against in TPP
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.
Spain sued over Popular resolution
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.
Biologic drugs would get 10 years of data protection under revised US-Mexico trade deal
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.
Trump announces ’incredible’ trade deal with Mexico
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.
US and Mexico put off NAFTA talks until Wednesday, autos eyed
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.
Mexico President-elect’s oil stance complicates Nafta talks
Some in Lopez Obrador’s team are said to want energy excluded. Negotiators concerned backtracking on oil could derail talks.
US drops agriculture demand from NAFTA talks: Mexico farm lobby
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 unsure if it will finish NAFTA talks with US in August
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.