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U.S.: Pro-NAFTA Lobbying Efforts Draw Congressional Interest

1 MIN READFeb 20, 2018 | 15:50 GMT

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently sent 150 business representatives to the offices of 280 members of the U.S. House of Representatives to encourage lawmakers to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) amid threats from U.S. President Donald Trump to abandon the deal altogether, The Hill reported Feb. 20. The seventh round of NAFTA negotiations are scheduled for Feb. 25-March 5 in Mexico City. Renewed interest in NAFTA could pressure the White House to reconsider its negotiation strategy as the talks grind on.

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