Nacha Cattan

Government, Business

USMCA Could Run Into Trouble as Mexican Reform Comes Up Short

Cemex A worker stands next to a Cemex SAB cement truck at a construction site in Mexico City. (Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg News)

It was a historic moment for Mexico: the first time workers were given the right to vote on a labor contract negotiated by their union under a new law.

Nacha Cattan | Bloomberg News
November 20, 2019
Government, Business

Mexico’s Senate Ratifies USMCA Amid Trump Tariff Cease-Fire

Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during a rally in Tijuana, Mexico, on June 8. Lopez Obrador and U.S. President Donald Trump struck a deal on migration earlier this month. (Associated Press/Eduardo Verdugo)

Mexico’s Senate ratified a North American trade deal with the U.S. and Canada, becoming the first to do so amid a truce reached with President Donald Trump over an unrelated tariff threat.

Nacha Cattan | Bloomberg News
June 19, 2019
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
April 10, 2017