North America Free Trade Agreement | US-Mexico-Canada Agreement
Canada and Mexico should push very hard to preserve Chapter 19 of the original NAFTA agreement, which created a mechanism to resolve disputes over anti-dumping and countervailing duty measures, a former Mexican official said.
The dairy lobby’s 15-page letter had two main requests regarding Canada: a reversal of new rules on ultrafiltered milk products and increased access to the Canadian market that exceeds the 3.25 per cent offered in the early version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The United States Trade Representative has opened a window for the TPP’s proponents to try to use NAFTA to establish at least some of the dangerous TPP’s so-called intellectual property (IP) rules.
The deal in principle could clear away at least one contentious issue between the two governments standing in the way of upcoming NAFTA talks.
Mexico’s fierce defence of its sovereignty stands in sharp contrast to the easy submission to Washington’s energy demands by Canadian politicians, led by then Conservative Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.
They are seen as a precursor to the more complex discussions on the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada.
Mexico has become a major importer of U.S. natural gas and gasoline, and now apparently wants that trade brought under NAFTA.
Mexico’s foreign minister says the country is “inevitably” set to review rules of origin when renegotiating the North American free-trade agreement.
The Canadian government says it expects negotiations to start this summer for a new North American Free Trade Agreement.
Reports of TTIP’s death have been greatly exaggerated: in spite of Trump’s populist outbursts and his pledge to change US trade policy, the TTIP agenda suits his corporate buddies all too well and goes hand in hand with the EU’s corporate trade agenda.
Networks from Canada and Quebec will join their American and Mexican counterparts at the historic Antiguo Palacio de Escuela de Medicina in Mexico City.
The auto industries of the United States, Canada and Mexico agree there should be no changes to rules of origin in the North American Free Trade Agreement.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer gave official notice to Congress of the government’s intention to renegotiate the 23-year-old accord with Mexico and Canada.
US lobby groups to team up with their Mexican counterparts to establish a common agenda before talks begin
U.S. poultry exporters, who include Tyson Foods Inc and Pilgrims Pride Corp, as well as egg sellers, are expected to seek greater access to Canada’s tightly controlled market in renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Elizabeth Swager is a National Organizing Director at Citizens Trade Campaign and Julia DeGraw is the Senior Northwest Organizer at Food & Water Watch.
The past weeks have seen a flurry of trade activity in Washington and beyond, including a trip by US Vice President Mike Pence to Asia; meetings between top American and European trade officials; and an escalation in the US-Canada row over softwood lumber that could have implications for broader trade talks.
US President Donald Trump has told Mexico and Canada he wants to renegotiate - not scrap - the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The Americans have made it very clear they want to secure more access to Canada’s dairy and poultry markets when NAFTA is renegotiated.
The United States will impose preliminary anti-subsidy duties averaging 20 percent on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, as NAFTA renegotiation talks are looming