Even with the U.S. and Mexico reaching an early pact, there are still some issues to iron out before Canada joins in.
On Wednesday, Canadian and U.S. negotiators head back to the negotiating table for discussions on overhauling the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA.) Over the weekend, President Trump tweeted that there was no need to keep Canada in the deal and he warned he might terminate it altogether. Then yesterday, Richard Trumka, the leader of […]
The White House still needs to negotiate with Canada.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is scheduled to meet today with Mexico’s economy minister. They’re trying to revive NAFTA negotiations. Mexican officials and President Donald Trump are sounding optimistic. But what, realistically, can be accomplished in these talks? Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The next round of negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement officially begins tomorrow in Montreal. It’s the sixth of seven rounds, and the stakes are high. Now that the government is back open, the United States will have a full roster of negotiators at the talks. They’ll be trying once again to hammer […]
In the midst of NAFTA negotiations, a schism has grown between President Trump and the business sector. Tom Donohue, the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce — the pro-business U.S. Chamber of Commerce — called the Trump administration’s negotiating tactics on the trade deal an existential threat to it. Donohue’s comments come as negotiations to […]