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08/21/2017: American automakers are siding with Canada and Mexico on this key issue

David Brancaccio Aug 21, 2017
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Mid-day Update

08/21/2017: American automakers are siding with Canada and Mexico on this key issue

David Brancaccio Aug 21, 2017
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The U.S., Mexico and Canada are done with their first round of NAFTA talks. One thing the U.S. wants NAFTA to implement: a rule requiring a set percentage of cars’ components to come exclusively from the U.S. Canada and Mexico aren’t on board with this, and neither are many U.S. automakers. We’ll discuss why. Afterwards, we’ll talk about the United States’ plans to meet with South Korea over a five-year-old free trade agreement, and then look at why the town of Skagway, Alaska may lose its modern-day gold rush: cruise ship tourism. 

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