NAFTA

USMCA: Ratification is getting there but ‘difficult issues’ remain

The push to ratify a new North American trade pact is “getting there” Mexico’s top negotiator says, though some “difficult issues” remain as U.S. Democrats continue to insist on stronger labour enforcement. Jesús Seade, Mexican Undersecretary for North America, met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland in Ottawa Friday, as …

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Mexico steps up pressure on U.S. Congress to approve new NAFTA

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s government on Monday ramped up pressure on Democratic lawmakers to approve a new North American trade deal, urging U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to push it through Congress and rejecting demands for greater oversight of its labor market. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he would this week send another letter …

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