North America Free Trade Agreement | US-Mexico-Canada Agreement
Talks to update the NAFTA trade deal enter a make-or-break week, as ministers from Canada, the United States and Mexico seek to resolve an impasse in key areas before elections in Mexico and the United States complicate the process.
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The latest US proposal for increasing NAFTA’s regional automotive content would carry a four-year phase-in to meet a higher, 75 percent regional value threshold and new labor content rules requiring substantial work at wages of $16 an hour or higher.
Negotiators trying to hammer out a quick NAFTA deal said they will take a break until May 7, allowing time for consultations with the auto industry in Mexico.
His administration is considering pulling out of the agreement — just to force lawmakers to accept a new one.
Canadian, Mexican and U.S. ministers seeking to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have made good progress on the key question of autos, Canadian Foreign Minister said.
Key divides still remain on autos, agriculture, dispute panels. Freeland says she’ll take the time to ‘get a good deal’.
Dislike of investor-state dispute mechanism appears widespread. Public consultation files detail what Trudeau team was told.
Although advances have been made in some chapters, reports suggest that virtually the whole of the agreement’s IP chapter remains up in the air.
The financial industry’s demands for a “modernized” financial services chapter of the North American Free Trade Agreement have been overlooked
Talks to rework NAFTA are not advanced enough for the United States, Mexico and Canada to announce a deal “in principle” at this month’s Summit of the Americas in Lima, according to two people familiar with matter.
The US proposal would distinguish between different NAFTA car parts by grouping them into five categories, some of which would have a lower requirement for North American content or none at all
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Trump said to want to announce framework Nafta deal next week. Observers say it’s probably too late to pass in this Congress.
When the Zapatista National Liberation Army went public, they called NAFTA a death sentence for the indigenous peasants of Mexico
This anti-labeling policy is unnecessary and inappropriate in a trade agreement, and it’s downright dangerous for our nation’s health.
Negotiators closed the chapter on good regulatory practices, the sixth chapter to be completed. They have also finished on the sanitary-phytosanitary measures chapter. All three countries also agreed to establish a formal energy chapter.
Mexican workers’ wages are at the heart of a major proposal from the United States aimed at breaking through an impasse on automobiles and securing a new North American Free Trade Agreement.
NAFTA was the first “trade” agreement that included new monopoly powers for Big Pharma companies.
Canada’s chief representative stated that the proposals regarding food packaging brought up by the United States are not acceptable to his country, which wants to retain the ability to put warning labels on junk food to combat obesity.