In NAFTA Shift, US Focuses on Labor Standards

April 3, 2018

The US is pushing for higher labor standards in a new North American Free Trade Agreement as ministerial-level talks with Mexico and Canada get under way this week, in a shift that aims in part to gain congressional Democrats’ support […]

Trump’s Tariff Plan Pushes NAFTA Talks to the Brink

March 3, 2018

President Donald Trump’s decision to unilaterally slap tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum has upended the NAFTA renegotiation and threatens to derail talks that were already politically and economically sensitive for all three countries. […]

Trudeau Discusses NAFTA, Trump at University of Chicago

February 7, 2018

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said his nation will not be pushed into any redo of the North American Free Trade Agreement that does not benefit Canada. Speaking at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics, Trudeau said […]

US Cites NAFTA Progress but Rejects Canadian Proposals

January 29, 2018

Negotiations to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement survived what was seen as the crucial sixth round, with the US, Canada and Mexico tackling difficult issues even as tensions flared between the US and Canada over auto- […]

US Mulls Canada’s Proposals to Unblock NAFTA

January 28, 2018

US officials on Thursday probed Canadian proposals for unblocking talks on NAFTA but there were few signs of progress, raising questions about whether any real movement is happening at the latest round of negotiations on the treaty. […]

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