NAFTA
Business, Government

Mexican Factory Operators Remain Optimistic, See Opportunity for Improvements to NAFTA

Brad Doherty/Bloomberg News

AUSTIN, Texas — Manufacturers in Mexico aren’t as concerned about President Donald Trump’s recent threats to dump or renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement as some recent public reports have suggested, according to executives speaking at a Transplace Symposium here.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 15, 2017
Business, Government

Uncertainty Clouds NAFTA Changes for Mexico Factories

Rojas, Ryley by Eric Miller/Transport Topics

AUSTIN, Texas — Manufacturers in Mexico aren’t as concerned about President Donald Trump’s recent threats to dump or renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement as some recent public reports have suggested, according to executives speaking at a Transplace Symposium here.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 11, 2017
Government, Business

Don’t Dawdle on NAFTA Overhaul, Quebec’s Finance Minister Says

Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News

Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitao has a message for government officials considering a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement: Time is of the essence.

Frederic Tomesco | Bloomberg News
May 8, 2017
Government, Business

Commerce Secretary Says TPP Could Form Starting Point for US on NAFTA Talks

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said parts of an Asia-Pacific trade deal rejected by the Trump administration could form the basis of a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement.

Andrew Mayeda and David Gura | Bloomberg News
May 5, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Rules Out Swift NAFTA Exit in Favor of Renegotiation

Kevin Dietsch/Pool via Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump won’t immediately terminate U.S. participation in the North American Free Trade Agreement, the White House said, after he spoke with the leaders of Mexico and Canada about ways to renegotiate the accord.

Jennifer Jacobs and Andrew Mayeda
April 27, 2017
Government, Business

Mexico Sees NAFTA Trade Talks Starting in August

Ildefonso Guajardo. Photo by Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters

Mexico expects to start the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, with the United States and Canada in late August and talks should be completed within six months, the country's economy minister said April 26.

Marc Jones | Reuters
April 26, 2017
Government, Business

US Chamber of Commerce Chief Expects Basic NAFTA Deal by Mid-2018

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

MEXICO CITY — The United States, Mexico and Canada are likely to reach a basic accord over reworking the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, by the middle of next year, the head of the biggest U.S. business lobby group said April 23.

Dave Graham | Reuters
April 24, 2017
TCA

On NAFTA, Trump's Caution Falls Short of His Tough Talk — And That's Fine With Free Traders

Eddie Seal/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to slash and burn U.S. trade policy. He called NAFTA a disaster and vowed to scrap it and start over. But in nine weeks as president, he's taken a much more cautious approach toward the deal with Mexico and Canada.

Todd J. Gillman | The Dallas Morning News
April 11, 2017
Government, Business

Mexico Sees Swift NAFTA Rewrite as Trump Eases Rhetoric

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

Mexico’s top trade negotiator said he was heartened by a retreat from more protectionist rhetoric in the United States and that talks to redo the North American Free Trade Agreement may conclude as soon as January.

Nacha Cattan | Bloomberg News
Charlie Devereux and Erik Schatzker
April 10, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Orders Study of 'Trade Abuse' Contributing to Deficits

Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

President Donald Trump ordered on March 31 a comprehensive study to identify every form of “trade abuse” that contributes to U.S. deficits with foreign countries.

by Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2017

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