NAFTA

Republican governors meet with Pence over NAFTA concerns

Republican governors meet with Pence over NAFTA concerns

Published 14/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives before U.S. President Donald Trump and Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speak at a joint [more…]

Canada, Mexico to question U.S. auto content demands at NAFTA talks

Canada, Mexico to question U.S. auto content demands at NAFTA talks

Published 20/11/2017

A NAFTA banner is seen during the fifth round of NAFTA talks involving the United States, Mexico and Canada, in Mexico City, Mexico, November 19, [more…]

Mexico, Canada shun NAFTA autos counteroffers: sources

Mexico, Canada shun NAFTA autos counteroffers: sources

Published 20/11/2017

Flags are pictured during the fifth round of NAFTA talks involving the United States, Mexico and Canada, in Mexico City, Mexico, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard [more…]

Factbox: Major points of friction as NAFTA talks sour

Factbox: Major points of friction as NAFTA talks sour

Published 13/10/2017

U.S. demands for more favorable treatment under the North American Free Trade Agreement, and a proposal that any new deal be allowed to expire after five years, heightened tensions as negotiators held another round of talks to renew the pact this week. [more…]

Prime Minister Trudeau says Canada will not abandon NAFTA talks

Prime Minister Trudeau says Canada will not abandon NAFTA talks

Published 13/10/2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday Canada will not walk away from talks to rehash the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) despite a U.S. proposal to include a clause that could terminate the pact in five years. [more…]

Canada, Mexico vow to stick with NAFTA talks, Mexico works on Plan B

Canada, Mexico vow to stick with NAFTA talks, Mexico works on Plan B

Published 13/10/2017

The leaders of Mexico and Canada on Thursday pledged to work toward a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) even as talks taking place in the United States turned sour due to hard-line U.S. demands. [more…]

U.S. hikes tensions in NAFTA talks with call for `sunset clause`

U.S. hikes tensions in NAFTA talks with call for `sunset clause`

Published 13/10/2017

Washington has dramatically increased tensions in talks to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement by proposing that the lifespan of any new deal be limited to five years, people familiar with the negotiations said on Thursday. [more…]

Shaky NAFTA deal threatens Navistar`s Mexico-made exports to world

Shaky NAFTA deal threatens Navistar`s Mexico-made exports to world

Published 09/10/2017

Less than half the trucks exported from Navistar's mammoth Escobedo plant in Mexico are sold in North America but the factory's success remains tightly tied to the uncertain future of the region's NAFTA free trade deal. [more…]

Mexico breaks world record with 3-tonne guacamole

Mexico breaks world record with 3-tonne guacamole

Published 04/09/2017

The recipe for a record-breaking guacamole? 25,000 avocados and 1,000 people to mash them. [more…]

Trump renews threat to scrap NAFTA going into next round of talks

Trump renews threat to scrap NAFTA going into next round of talks

Published 27/08/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his threat to scrap NAFTA and ripped on trading partners Canada and Mexico in a tweet early on Sunday, days before the three countries were scheduled to hold a second round of negotiations on rewriting the 23-year-old agreement. [more…]