The New NAFTA Is Still a Work in Progress

Sep 28, 2018 | 21:29 GMT
Presidential adviser Jared Kushner (L) and Robert Lighthizer, the U.S. trade representative, helped wrap up a deal in August with Mexico revising the North American Free Trade Agreement. Text of that deal is being published in time to beat the deadline that leaves it eligible for fast-track approval.

US President Special Advisor Jared Kushner (L) and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (R) cross the street from the Trade Reprsentative's office to the White House after a meeting with Mexican Governement Ministers and officials on NAFTA in Washington on August 26, 2018. - The United States and Mexico are close to reaching a consensus over key issues stunting efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), officials from both countries said during the week-end. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP) (Photo credit should read ERIC BARADAT/AFP/Getty Images)


By releasing the text of the U.S. trade agreement with Mexico, President Donald Trump will ensure that he can pass that deal before Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador takes office in December. But Canada doesn't have such deadlines to consider....

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