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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

NAFTA: Renegotiate or Withdraw?

There is much uncertainty and speculation surrounding President-Elect Trump’s nascent foreign and trade policies, particularly given his domestic-focused and trade skeptical campaign statements.  Though President-Elect Trump has not made specific comments about regional trade deals other than the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), his emphasis on returning jobs to the United States could impact … Continue Reading
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