North America Free Trade Agreement | US-Mexico-Canada Agreement
The cost of Mexican labour will be an issue in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, participants acknowledged at an auto-industry conference, touching on one of the key sectors up for discussion.
Both countries are scrambling to best handle a president who ranks among the more unpredictable elements of the upcoming negotiations.
ISDS reform is one of several “negotiating objectives” announced last month by the Office of the United States Trade Representative.
Mexican farmers and workers have staged a mass rally in the capital to voice their opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement, commonly known as NAFTA, with the United States and Canada.
The net effect of trade agreements like NAFTA is to put more power, more authority with the large multinational companies and by extension, take that power away from family farmers.
A high-level dinner of cabinet members from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico will mark the start of NAFTA negotiations, followed by a seven-course diet of negotiating rounds crammed in rapid succession.
NAFTA: Positions of the American Petroleum Institute, Asociación Méxicana de Empresas de Hidrocarburos, and Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
The personal information of Canadians will be on the negotiating table when North American free trade talks.
Canada, Mexico, and the United States are preparing for the formal launch of negotiations to upgrade the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Will anti-dumping dispute resolution be the deal breaker it was in 1987?
The struggle against NAFTA, and neoliberalism more broadly, must address struggles over the state.
The United States outlined a tough negotiating strategy for revising the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement.
Released by the Office of the United States Trade Representative
The cool reasoning of the Canadian Supreme Court does not acknowledge or reference “external” pressures or the Eli Lilly v. Canada ISDS case. However, courts do not decide cases in a vacuum. This case seems to have been decided in a pressure cooker.
It’s essential for auto workers in the United States and Canada to not be persuaded by those who wish to portray Mexican auto workers as the problem. Workers in every country have the right to to seek a higher standard of living.
100 small businesses: NAFTA currently privileges multinational corporations over U.S. small business unfairly under “Investor-State Dispute Settlement” preferential treatment.
Cargill urges the Administration to seek improvements to NAFTA in the following four areas: market access; non-tariff barriers and technical barriers to trade; customs and trade facilitation; and enforcement and dispute settlement.
Regardless of the short-term outcome, the movement for a progressive new NAFTA will hand progressives a dynamic issue—and a mobilized base—in the 2018 and 2020 elections. The current renegotiation could set the stage for future battles, perhaps for deeper change.
NAFTA blamed for tripling Canadians’ consumption of high-fructose sweeteners.
The rush on Mexico’s undeveloped oil and gas reserves comes just as Donald Trump has initiated a process to re-negotiate the North-American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).