Tech companies get a win in the USMCA

Dec 11, 2019
The treaty will extend to Canada and Mexico a provision of U.S. law that protects them from being sued for what their users' do.
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What will the new North American trade agreement change?

We take a look at what it will mean for drug prices, automakers and the tech industry.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during this morning's news conference on the USMCA trade agreement.
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U.S. lawmakers visit Mexico for labor reform assurances under trade deal

Oct 7, 2019
Congressional Democrats have suggested they could vote for the North American pact if protections for Mexican workers are sufficiently implemented.
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Lobby groups want USMCA decision as soon as Congress reconvenes

Aug 2, 2019
Some argue Congressional recess is when the real work gets done, when lobbying groups pull out all the stops to get policies passed.
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USMCA disappoints Southeastern growers

Jul 4, 2019
According to one farmer, the "new NAFTA" spells disastrous consequences for her family's business.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (L), US President Donald Trump (C) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are pictured after signing a new free trade agreement in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018, on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders' Summit.
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Canada's Prime Minister in DC to discuss USMCA... or is it CUSMA?

Jun 20, 2019
Canada's Prime Minister is in DC Thursday talking trade and the "new NAFTA".
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on a visit to China last year. Next week, Trudeau is meeting with President Donald Trump.
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Trump prompts protests with promise of new Mexican tariffs

May 31, 2019
Donald Trump says he is placing a 5% tariff on Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to curb immigration into the U.S. by undocumented migrants.
Aerial view of cargo trucks heading to the United States lining up near the commercial port of entry in Otay, in Tijuana, Baja California state on May 30, 2019.
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VP Pence is off to Canada to push for "new NAFTA" deal

May 29, 2019
The Trump administration hopes Ottawa lawmakers will approve the deal before their summer break — and an election that could unseat PM Justin Trudeau.
Steel coils lay in a yard at ArcelorMittal Dofasco steel plant on June 4, 2018 in Hamilton, Canada..
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USMCA hurdles not all to do with U.S. politics

Apr 25, 2019
Mexico needs to pass promised labor reforms to boost the independence of its unions. Its lower house has already passed a bill that its Senate is expected to take up shortly. But passing these reforms likely won’t not be enough to convince Democrats and U.S. labor unions to support the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade. They say they […]
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.
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