Published in the June 2019 issue of North American Government News (formerly Washington Update)
Proposed tariffs on goods imported from Mexico to the US unless steps were taken to address illegal immigration were averted. This action will help clear the way for ratification of the NAFTA replacement agreement (United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the three governments.
American, Canadian, and Mexican leaders finalized the terms of the USMCA last November but each country’s legislature must give final approval.
NTEA recently held discussions at the White House with Administration officials on the trade issue and subsequently in Canada with Mexico’s Ambassador in support of the trilateral trade agreement.