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Trump, Tillerson, NAFTA, Mexico and oil companies
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’s tariff on GM would violate NAFTA. That may not stop him
Donald Trump won’t be able to punish General Motors Co. for building cars in Mexico without violating NAFTA
Mexicans are the Nafta winners? It’s news to them
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.
EU-Mexico FTA - EU text proposals (November 2016)
As published by the European Commission
Transition official: Trump will not rip up NAFTA
“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
Trump is right: Nafta is a disaster. But US workers aren’t the big losers
The president-elect has promised to rip up the free trade treaty, yet there is no sign that his approach will be any fairer
Global trade 101: How NAFTA’s Chapter 11 overrides environmental laws
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.
PH to engage Mexico in trade talks
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 keen to sign Free Trade Agreement with India: Envoy
Mexico is exploring possibilities of signing a Free Trade Agreement with India to boost trade ties between the two countries, a Mexican Envoy said.
EFTA States, Mexico hold FTA update talks
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.
Pacific Alliance members invite Uruguay to sign free trade agreements
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 expects FTA with Argentina within two years
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 pledge to reach “absolute integration and free trade”
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.
Mexican activist says NAFTA should act as a warning against TPP
teleSUR spoke with Victor Suarez Carrera, who is campaigning against the TPP in Canada as Obama, Peña Nieto, and Trudeau push the trade pact.
Mexico to reopen market to Canadian beef
The Canadian beef industry is applauding Mexico’s decision to fully reopen its market to Canadian beef.
Unmasked: Corporate rights in the renewed Mexico-EU FTA
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.
EU-Mexico trade talks to start June 13, 14
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).
Prosperous Mexican farms suck up water, leaving villages high and dry
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.
After Canada & US, Mexico next in EU North America free trade pipeline
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.
Mexican president says wants to adopt rules from EU-US trade deal
Mexican President backed a planned free trade deal between the European Union and the United States known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), saying his country could also adopt it.