Many sticking points and little time in NAFTA negotiations

May 11, 2018
May 17. Next Thursday. That’s the deadline House Speaker Paul Ryan has set for negotiators to notify Congress that they’ve reached an agreement on a revised version of the North American Free Trade Agreement if they want to get it through Congress by the end of the year. A May deadline for a December vote […]

The real problem with NAFTA, explained

May 11, 2017
Marketplace correspondent and host Sabri Ben-Achour explains the fundamentals of the North American Free Trade Agreement and what would happen if NAFTA was terminated. 
The Mexican, US and the Canadian flags sit in the lobby where the third round of the NAFTA renegotiations are taking place in Ottawa, Ontario, September 24, 2017.

NAFTA helped U.S. corn farmers, but may have boosted illegal immigration

Mar 21, 2017
The U.S. produce became cheap and plentiful in Mexico, hurting millions of farmers and leading some to cross the border.
Corn cobs are displayed for sale along with other vegetables in a market in Mexico City.

A brief history of NAFTA

Mar 20, 2017
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal explains the history of the North American Free Trade Agreement. 
Mexico's Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, and United States Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer gather for a trilateral meeting at Global Affairs on the final day of the third round of the NAFTA renegotiations in Ottawa, Ontario, September 27, 2017.