North America Free Trade Agreement | US-Mexico-Canada Agreement
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
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Bilateral commercial negotiations can enable strong countries to dominate weaker ones.
Trump called NAFTA a disaster and vowed to scrap it and start over. But in nine weeks as president, he’s taken a much more cautious approach toward the deal with Mexico and Canada.
The Trump Administration plans to use TPP as the “starting point” for a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement and new bilateral deals, according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.
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Over 20 million more Mexicans have fallen below the poverty line since NAFTA took effect.
The trade policy of the United States (U.S.) traditionally relied almost exclusively on multilateral negotiations. This changed in 1985 when the United States concluded a free trade agreement with Israel.
The Trump administration has sent a draft notice to US Congress, seeking to tackle what it considers NAFTA issues.
Cargill CEO Dave MacLennan hopes to see out of any NAFTA renegotiation the basic principles of keeping the border open for trade
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Transcanada Corp’s legal challenge against the United States over its past rejection of Keystone XL pipeline has been dropped.
President Trump’s promise to renegotiate Nafta and possibly place tariffs on Mexico or other US trading partners has the beef industry worried. The industry is already reeling from the loss of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.