NAFTA

    • US, Mexico, Canada finalise trade deal

      US, Mexico, Canada finalise trade deal

      The United States, Mexico and Canada signed a deal Tuesday to finalise their new trade agreement, paving the way to ratification after more than two years of arduous negotiations. However, the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the US Senate would likely delay Congressional ratification of the agreement until next year, said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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    • Canada rejoins NAFTA talks

      Canada rejoins NAFTA talks

      US and Canada began a last-minute sprint to complete a North American Free Trade Agreement revamp as it has to be worked out by Friday. After being sidelined in the discussions for three months, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland arrived in Washington to meet with US counterparts, following US President Trump's announcement that the US and Mexico had reach a preliminary trade deal and are now ready to jettison Canada from the trilateral trade pact if the country did not get on board quickly and start “negotiating fairly.”

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    • US and Mexico reach a preliminary trade deal

      US and Mexico reach a preliminary trade deal

      President Trump announced on Monday that the United States and Mexico had reached an agreement to revise key portions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and would finalise it within days. The accord is expected to last for 16 years, and be reviewed every six years.

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