Government, Business, Opinion

Opinion: Tips for US Carriers When Moving Their Business Into Mexico

There are three top considerations for U.S. carriers when moving their business into Mexico.

Dennis L. Templeton | Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer, Hub International Transportation Insurance Services Inc.
August 20, 2018
Government, Business

Trump Hails NAFTA Talks With Mexico, Says Canada Must Wait

Truck at US-Mexico border Hans-Maximo Musielik/AP

President Donald Trump said negotiations with Mexico on a new NAFTA are “coming along nicely,” while telling Canada it will have to wait to re-enter the talks to modernize the three-nation trade pact — hinting at his preference for bilateral negotiations.

Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
August 13, 2018
Government, Business

US, Mexico Close to a Deal in NAFTA Car Talks, Sources Say

Truck at US-Mexico border Hans-Maximo Musielik

The United States and Mexico are in the final stages of negotiating a deal on rules for cars sold under NAFTA, one of the biggest sticking points in discussions to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to five people familiar with the talks.

Eric Martin and Jenny Leonard | Bloomberg News
July 31, 2018
Government, Business

NAFTA Talks to Pick Up Again as Threat of Auto Tariffs Looms

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

High-level talks for a new NAFTA are picking up again this week following two months of limited negotiations that were marred by tit-for-tat tariff battles and diplomatic fallout.

Jenny Leonard Andrew Mayeda and Eric Martin | Bloomberg News
July 26, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Mexico Is Said to Push for NAFTA Agreement by End of August

Safety inspector Anamarie Acevedo guides a truck into a inspection stall at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz. (John Miller/AP)

Mexico is redoubling its efforts to reach a NAFTA agreement with the U.S. and Canada by the end of August to increase certainty for investors and take the heat off incoming President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, according to three people familiar with the negotiations.

Eric Martin | Bloomberg News
July 23, 2018
Government, Logistics

Mexico Sees Chance to Finish NAFTA by Year’s End, Official Says

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

There is a fair chance that North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations can wrap up by the end of the year, Mexico’s Ambassador to the U.S., Geronimo Gutierrez, said July 17.

Rossella Brevetti | Bloomberg News
July 17, 2018
Government, Business

Industry Experts: Trucking Booms, but Keep an Eye on Trade Policy

Economic trends Veith (left), Costello and Delco discuss economic trends. (Burney Simpson/Transport Topics)

The economy and trucking are in good shape for the second half of this year despite issues including the driver shortage. But uncertain trade policy is having an impact on future expansion, according to three industry experts who spoke June 7 at American Trucking Associations’ 2018 National Accounting & Finance Council annual conference in Raleigh, N.C.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
June 12, 2018
Government, Logistics

Trump Says He’ll Quit NAFTA If New Deal Can’t Be Reached

Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

U.S. President Donald Trump is renewing his threat to quit NAFTA, after his economic adviser earlier this week said he wouldn’t.

June 8, 2018
Government, Logistics

Trump Wants Bilateral NAFTA Talks, But He Won’t Quit Accord

U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participate in a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 13, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

President Donald Trump is seriously considering separate trade negotiations with Canada and Mexico, but he doesn’t plan to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement, White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow said.

Terrence Dopp Josh Wingrove and Jenny Leonard | Bloomberg News
June 5, 2018
Government, Logistics

Sen. John Cornyn Says NAFTA Negotiators Missed Deadline for Congressional Vote

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The U.S. Congress probably won’t have time to approve a new North American Free Trade Agreement this year, as Cabinet members from the three trading partners continue to negotiate changes to the pact, according to Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn.

Jenny Leonard and Erik Wasson | Bloomberg News
June 5, 2018