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President Trump Closes 100 Days in Office with Trade EOs, Debate of NAFTA Withdrawal

Under pressure to make good on campaign promises as his first 100 days in office drew to a close, President Donald Trump considered a number of new trade-related actions last week, highlighting the importance of stakeholder engagement with his Administration on trade matters. On Wednesday, April 26, reports emerged that President Trump was seriously considering … Continue Reading

US Officials Travel to Mexico City as Part of Ongoing Bilateral Talks

On Wednesday, February 22, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly arrived in Mexico City for a series of meetings with senior Mexican officials, including Foreign Relations Minister Luis Videgaray Caso, Secretary of Government Miguel Angel Osorio Chong, and Secretary of National Defense General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, among others. During … Continue Reading

NAFTA: Mexican Trucking Program

President Trump’s plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) may also impact a controversial program that allows Mexican carriers to make long-haul deliveries in the U.S.  As part of the NAFTA agreement, the U.S. and Mexico agreed to allow trucks from each country to carry goods across the border for deliveries anywhere inside … Continue Reading

President Trump Withdraws US from Trans-Pacific Partnership; Action on NAFTA Renegotiation Expected

On Monday, January 23, President Donald Trump signed a memorandum formally withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, following up on one of his biggest campaign promises. The memorandum directs the U.S. Trade Representative to notify the other TPP parties and the Depository of the TPP that the United States will be … Continue Reading
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