North America Free Trade Agreement
Understanding power is more important to predicting the winners and losers of neoliberal economic policies than knowing the economics.
The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the new North American trade deal.
On paper, Mexican workers should be big winners from the new Nafta. They’re not holding their breath.
The trade accord to revamp Nafta cleared the Ways and Means Committee, sending the measure to the full House.
Mexico said it was satisfied by US assurances it was not sending inspectors.
An annex for the implementation of the treaty, the result of political decisions by Congress and the Administration in the United States, was not consulted with Mexico, said Mexico’s deputy foreign minister.
The proposed replacement of NAFTA remains a tool for corporate interests and provides insufficient relief to address the problems for working people embedded in the original agreement.
More than half of the new trade agreement simply modernizes provisions already contained in NAFTA.
Here’s what a progressive trade agenda that actually protects people and planet would actually look like.
Deal does not address the farm crisis, but will exacerbate climate crisis and jeopardize health and public safety.
An assessment suggests the revised deal would perpetuate NAFTA’s environmental damage.
The new NAFTA is not the template for future agreements, but establishes the floor from which we will continue to advocate for a new model of trade and globalization that puts people and the planet first.
Small gains for workers, but the environment gets a shoddy deal.
The Trump administration has agreed to drop a footnote from the US-Mexico-Canada trade deal that would have let it lower the $800 tax-free threshold for imported goods.
Top officials from Canada, Mexico and the United States signed a fresh overhaul of a quarter-century-old trade pact.
As published by the Office of the US Trade Representative
The renegotiated NAFTA fails to meet the baseline standards for environmental and climate protection that the environmental community has consistently called for.
Senior US and Canadian officials were set to fly to Mexico City to work on the final changes to a languishing North American trade pact.
US rules-of-origin demand presents new challenge for Mexico. Requirements for cars are among most complicated USMCA topics.
Mexico’s government said progress was being made toward revising a new North American trade pact that will sharply reduce protections for biologic drugs.