Government, Business

Trump Should Play Nice in Nafta Talks, US Chamber Chief Says

Win McNamee/Pool via Bloomberg News

President Trump should renegotiate Nafta in a way that builds upon — rather than hinders — the movement of goods and people between Canada, the United States and Mexico, the head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said.

Greg Quinn | Bloomberg News
February 7, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Nafta Revamp May Hinge on Partners’ Readiness to Talk

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump put neighboring Canada and Mexico on notice: he’s determined to wring out more favorable terms from Nafta. Now comes the hard part of reworking a trade deal that’s framed relations for more than two decades.

Theophilos Argitis | Bloomberg News
Eric Martin and Saleha Mohsin
January 24, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Revamps US Trade Focus by Pulling Out of Pacific Deal

J. Scott Applewhite/Pool via Bloomberg News

President Trump abruptly ended the decades-old U.S. tilt toward free trade by signing an executive order to withdraw from an Asia-Pacific accord that was never ratified and by promising to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Toluse Olorunnipa | Bloomberg News
Kevin Cirilli and Austin Weinstein
January 23, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Will Act on Nafta, TPP ‘Very Shortly,’ Spokesman Says

Kevin Dietsch/Pool via Bloomberg News

President-elect Donald Trump won’t wait for Congress to confirm trade officials to act on his promises to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and give notice he will renegotiate Nafta, press secretary Sean Spicer said.

Shannon Pettypiece | Bloomberg News
January 19, 2017
Government, Business

Trump’s Commerce Pick: Infrastructure Leads to High-Paying Jobs, Nafta to Come Up Early

T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg

WASHINGTON — The co-author of President-elect Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposal told senators that enhancing transportation networks would produce high-paying jobs. On trade, he added that the new administration would quickly examine the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
January 18, 2017
Government, Business

New Mexico Border Towns Fear Trump's Disdain for Nafta Will Stall Trade Growth

Denver Gingerich/Flickr

A truck driver pauses at one of the few intersections in the border area of Santa Teresa, New Mexico, as he tries to navigate a narrow turn while transporting a giant wind turbine blade.

Bruce Krasnow | The Santa Fe New Mexican
January 9, 2017
Government, Business

US Chamber of Commerce Said to Tell Mexico It Will Defend Nafta From Trump

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

MEXICO CITY — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce told a closed-door gathering of Mexican and American corporate and government leaders that it is aiming to keep Donald Trump from fulfilling his campaign threat to tear up the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter.

Eric Martin and Justin Sink | Bloomberg News
December 9, 2016
Government, Business

Trucks Most Heavily Used Mode for Nafta Freight in September

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

Trucks carried almost two-thirds of the freight moving between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico in September, and continued to be the most heavily used mode, according to federal TransBorder Freight Data released Nov. 29.

Transport Topics
November 29, 2016
Government, Business

Trucks Hauled Most Nafta Freight by Value in July, US DOT Reports

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

Trucks continued in July to be the most heavily used mode for moving goods to and from the United States and both its Nafta trade partners, Canada and Mexico, hauling 64.7% of the freight, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported Sept. 22.

Transport Topics
September 22, 2016
Government, Business

Trucks Continue to Haul Most Nafta Freight by Value, DOT Says

Trucks remained the most heavily used mode for moving goods in June to and from the United States and its Nafta trade partners, Canada and Mexico, hauling 65.4% of freight, U.S. Department of Transportation said Aug. 25.

Transport Topics
August 26, 2016