Mexico’s labor standards no obstacle to NAFTA deal: Mexican minister

  MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Tensions over Mexico’s labor standards will not prevent the signatories to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)from reaching an accord to overhaul the deal, the country’s labor minister said on Wednesday. Negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico are due to meet in Mexico City from Feb. 25 […]

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Lawmaker interest in NAFTA intensifies amid Trump moves

Published on The Hill. By VICKI NEEDHAM   The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has never been more popular on Capitol Hill. The three-nation trade agreement that has long come under fire from both parties is getting a rousing defense amid a push from the Trump administration to either renegotiate or scrap the deal altogether. Business advocates […]

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NAFTA and the Future of the U.S.-Mexico Relationship: A collection of thought pieces

2018 Center for U.S. – Mexican Studies. The UC San Diego Center for U.S. – Mexican Studies commissioned this series of thought pieces for a forum hosted by the University of California and Tecnológico de Monterrey in Washington, DC entitled The Future of NAFTA and the State of U.S. – Mexico Relations. These essays provided […]

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Perryman Group: NAFTA has had significant and positive impact on economies of Mexico and U.S.

By Ena Capucion  February 9, 2018 MISSION, RGV – A new study on U.S.-Mexico “Bordernomics” states U.S. and Mexico can gain an additional $75.1 billion in annual gross income as well as provide over 790,000 jobs if the two countries enhance integration for additional trade. The study comes from The Perryman Group. Ray Perryman According […]

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The implications of US withdrawal from NAFTA for businesses

February 6, 2018 From: OFX Group. In response to customer questions about NAFTA’s influence on the weakening of the US dollar, OFX summarized facts and sentiments on the prospect of a US withdrawal from the trade agreement Why businesses should care about what happens to NAFTA As trade talks between the US, Canada and Mexico […]

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A World without NAFTA?

February 7th, 2018 | Written by GT Staff Global Trade The Trump administration’s efforts to re-negotiate NAFTA continue amidst uncertainty and growing concern whether the parties will be able to conclude talks successfully. Several major issues are still pending resolution, so the NAFTA talks have been extended through the first quarter of 2018, including a […]

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TLCAN 2.0 daría un empujón de 5 mmdd al PIB

Con el fortalecimiento del Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte TLCAN los seis estados transfronterizos de México (Baja California Sonora Chihuahua Coahuila Nuevo León y Tamaulipas) darían al PIB nacional un impulso adicional de casi cinco mil millones de dólares y 95 mil 948 nuevos empleos. Ray Perryman, presidente y CEO de The […]

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Rosenzweig: ronda en CdMx, puente para avanzar en TLCAN

El ex subsecretario de comercio exterior, Francisco de Rosenzweig, dijo que la séptima ronda de negociaciones, que se realizará en México, puede ser un puente para avanzar en algunos temas. Milenio 2018/02/06 13:12 Luis Moreno La buena relación que existe entre el secretario de Economía, Ildefonso Guajardo, y el representante comercial de Estados Unidos, Robert Lighthizer, puede […]

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