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Mexico, Mercosur deals at stake if not concluded in 2017, EU warns
If the EU fails to complete trade deals with Mexico and Mercosur by the end of this year, upcoming elections in Brazil and Mexico could complicate the conclusion of the agreements.
EU and Mexico conclude fifth round of trade negotiations with good progress made
In total 21 negotiating groups met, including on trade in goods, services, technical barriers to trade and sustainable development.
Mexico offers to match oil groups’ Nafta wish
Mexico is considering writing into law investor-state dispute settlement provisions contained in the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) to reassure US and Canadian investors in its energy sector.
Amazon plans mega-warehouse for Mexico growth spurt
The new warehouse will be constructed about 7 miles from the existing facilities. All are located along the so-called “NAFTA” highway, an industrial belt that runs through Mexico’s factory regions to the U.S. border.
Ingersol plant a crown jewel for GM, but deal with Unifor challenging amid NAFTA talks
“This is one of the most productive plants in the world, and it’s losing out because they pay their workers $2 an hour in Mexico. It’s ridiculous,” Unifor president Jerry Dias said.
No #NAFTA2, yes to trade for people & planet
We propose a vision for trade that serves working people and protects the planet. That is why we have to say #NoNAFTA2, and make a radical refusal of any new or re-worked corporate trade deals.
Thousands of Mexicans march to scrap NAFTA, as government fights to save it
While Mexican government negotiators fought tooth and nail to save the North American Free Trade Agreement during talks in Washington, thousands of Mexican farmers and workers took to the streets demanding the deal be scrapped.
NAFTA negotiations: energy clause unites Canadian critics across the political spectrum
As NAFTA 2.0 negotiations begin, an old trade issue with a strange name has emerged to create unlikely allies across the political spectrum and staunch defenders in the oilpatch.
NAFTA renegotiation talks arrive amid diverging interests, neoliberal goals
As Mexico, Canada and the U.S. head into potentially thorny talks, critics say that banks and multinationals will be first to reap the benefits.
An issue for upcoming NAFTA talks: Getting Mexicans a pay raise
The cost of Mexican labour will be an issue in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, participants acknowledged at an auto-industry conference, touching on one of the key sectors up for discussion.
Canada v Mexico: Trump seeks to divide and conquer in Nafta negotiations
Both countries are scrambling to best handle a president who ranks among the more unpredictable elements of the upcoming negotiations.
Thousands of Mexicans hold protest against NAFTA
Mexican farmers and workers have staged a mass rally in the capital to voice their opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement, commonly known as NAFTA, with the United States and Canada.
NAFTA’s ’broken promises’: these farmers say they got the raw end of trade deal
The net effect of trade agreements like NAFTA is to put more power, more authority with the large multinational companies and by extension, take that power away from family farmers.
‘This deal will make me look terrible’: Full transcripts of Trump’s calls with Mexico and Australia
Transcripts of two conversations President Trump had with foreign leaders: one with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and another with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
NAFTA schedule: A cabinet dinner to launch seven rounds of trade talks
A high-level dinner of cabinet members from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico will mark the start of NAFTA negotiations, followed by a seven-course diet of negotiating rounds crammed in rapid succession.
NAFTA parties prepare for August negotiations launch in Washington
Canada, Mexico, and the United States are preparing for the formal launch of negotiations to upgrade the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Mexico talks trade deals with Japan
Officials from Mexico and Japan have met to discuss deepening trade ties between the two countries.
Mexican minister supports Japan’s leadership in achieving TPP without US
Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray pledged Monday that his country will bolster cooperation with Japan to achieve a Pacific Rim free trade pact without the United States, praising Tokyo’s leadership in realizing the deal.
EU-Mexico FTA - EU text proposals (July 2017)
All texts as available as of 18 July 2017
Commission publishes reports following negotiation rounds with Mexico and Mercosur
The Commission has just published reports summarising the progress made during the latest negotiating rounds for the EU-Mexico and EU-Mercosur trade agreements.