President Trump seems to have softened his stance on border-wall funding as a make-or-break issue to avoid a government shutdown. Instead, he says Mexico will pay for the wall indirectly through the new NAFTA agreement, now known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). It’s an idea he’s mentioned more than a few times, but so […]
Signed but not yet delivered: The new NAFTA isn't very different from the old one.
The USMCA is meant to replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.
Case in point: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is now the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
Some Canadians worry NAFTA replacement will flood markets with lower-cost U.S. milk and cheese.
NAFTA didn't really deal with digital trade. USMCA does.
The newly inked trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico resolves issues regarding pharmaceuticals and dairy — but that still the leaves the separate, unresolved feuds around steel and aluminum tariffs. How will the three countries use the NAFTA negotiations to influence how they figure out a metal tariff deal? Click the audio player […]
Patrick Smith of Loftus Ranches in Yakima says the new trade deal takes away some uncertainty for farmers like him.