Any renegotiation process must be transparent and participatory, and that the resulting NAFTA replacement must improve peoples’ lives and livelihoods and protect the environment in all three countries.
The NAFTA case will show how the new administration will deal with national debates and the role of the U.S. finding new ways of leading in international trade and investment.
Donald Trump won’t be able to punish General Motors Co. for building cars in Mexico without violating NAFTA
For 10 years, Jorge Augustín Martínez has driven a forklift for Prolec, a joint venture with General Electric that makes transformers. A father of two, he earns about $100 for a six-day workweek.
As published by the European Commission
“I don’t think we’re looking to rip up NAFTA as much as we are looking to right-size it and make it fairer,” says senior advisor on the Trump transition team
The president-elect has promised to rip up the free trade treaty, yet there is no sign that his approach will be any fairer
NAFTA, critics say, included investment provisions that inherently created an uneven playing field, allowing corporate investors to directly sue national governments for mega-millions and ultimately sidestep domestic environmental laws.
The Philippines is eyeing to forge a free trade agreement with Mexico to further deepen the bilateral trade and investment ties between the two countries.
Mexico is exploring possibilities of signing a Free Trade Agreement with India to boost trade ties between the two countries, a Mexican Envoy said.
Delegations from the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) states and Mexico met recently for a second round of negotiations on a comprehensive review of their bilateral free trade agreement.
Uruguay, which will soon sign a free trade deal with Chile and upgrade its agreement with Mexico, has been invited by Colombia and Peru to turn its current agreements with them into an FTA as well
Mexico would like to reach a free trade agreement with Argentina to rapidly increase the bilateral trade worth $2.5 billion annually, Mexico’s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said.
Argentina and Mexico agree on the need to reach absolute integration and free trade, as part of the closer bilateral relations confirmed with the visit to Buenos Aires of Mexican head of state Enrique Peña Nieto.
teleSUR spoke with Victor Suarez Carrera, who is campaigning against the TPP in Canada as Obama, Peña Nieto, and Trudeau push the trade pact.
The Canadian beef industry is applauding Mexico’s decision to fully reopen its market to Canadian beef.
The EU and Mexico launch negotiations for a ‘modernised’ Free Trade Agreement. A key feature is the investment protection chapter which grants major multinational companies in Mexico and the EU the exclusive right to challenge democratic decisions.
The EU and Mexico will kick off its first negotiation round for overhauling their bilateral trade agreement, talks that will include the EU’s new Investment Court System (ICS).
Nafta is all about high-intensive-labor crops. Water extraction increased exponentially. Every year, farms bore farther into the aquifer, and scientists warn that they are reaching tainted water that is contaminated with arsenic and fluoride which is causing great harm.
EU member states are expected to give the green light to negotiations to upgrade a fifteen-year-old free trade agreement between the EU and Mexico.