Some in Lopez Obrador’s team are said to want energy excluded. Negotiators concerned backtracking on oil could derail talks.
The United States has dropped a contentious demand from the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement to impose restrictions on Mexican agricultural exports.
Mexico’s economy minister said that Mexico and the United States may not meet an August goal to finish bilateral talks to revamp the NAFTA trade deal, which is beset by disagreements over automobile trade rules and other issues.
Negotiators for Mexico and the United States have reached agreement on about 20 topics during talks to revamp NAFTA, Mexico’s economy minister said, although he conceded that some of the thorniest issues remained unresolved.
The recent election in Mexico is a referendum on the global reaction to the neoliberal assaults accompanying trade deals like NAFTA and TPP. Listen to this webinar with Manuel Perez-Rocha and Héctor de la Cueva
Mexico and the United States agreed to step up talks on updating the NAFTA trade deal in hopes of reaching an agreement on major issues by August.
Mexican and Canadian officials said that talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement will remain a three-way negotiation, despite suggestions by US President that he might pursue separate trade deals with both countries.
Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent US President Donald Trump a letter urging a swift end to NAFTA negotiations
New Zealand to hold talks with his Pacific Alliance counterparts in Mexico to seek further progress on a free trade agreement with the four-nation grouping.
Trade justice alliance webinar on Sunday 15 July
A Bill bringing New Zealand’s ratification of the CPTPP a step closer had its first reading in Parliament today as Mexico becomes the first country to notify it has ratified the 11 member trade deal.
Economy minister in Tokyo this week for conferences, meetings. Nafta uncertainty rising after Trump, Trudeau clashed.
Mexico hit back fast on US tariffs on steel and aluminum, which complicate talks between the United States, Canada and Mexico to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The EU has apparently chosen to put the trade goals of European tobacco companies ahead of their own commitments to sustainable development.
As published by the European Commission
Telefonica Mexico has withdrawn its arbitration claim against the Mexican government in which it had requested compensation amounting to around EUR 850 million after reaching an agreement with the country.
Forced migrants, refugees and deportees are an irrefutable and undeniable example of the world as a chronically unequal and structurally inequitable scenario. In the era of globalization, human rights are not met or respected.
Europe did not gain exclusive rights for Spain’s La Mancha farmers to use Manchego, which has protected geographical status in the EU.
Mexico’s Senate voted to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership, making it the first of 11 signatory countries to back the arduously negotiated framework that was rejected by the United States.
A key feature of the “modernisation” process is the inclusion of a controversial investment protection chapter with the same characteristics as the one recently included in the Canada-EU trade agreement.