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United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement: North American trade agreement
The Agreement between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada, commonly known by its American English title United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), is a free trade agreement concluded between Canada, Mexico, and the United States as a successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The agreement has been characterized as "NAFTA 2.0," or "New NAFTA," since many provisions from NAFTA were incorporated and its changes were seen as largely incremental. On July 1, 2020, the USMCA entered into force in all member states.

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Trump impeachment trial, Parnas interview: Part II, USMCA vote: 5 things to know Thursday

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USMCA approval will trigger investment, growth: Mexico foreign minister

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Mexico accepts U.S. steel demand in USMCA trade deal, but with conditions

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Talks over North America trade pact to continue Thursday: Mexico

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Pelosi says progress was made on USMCA in meeting with Lighthizer

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that progress was made on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact in a meeting she held with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Richard Neal, the..
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Trump says Pelosi delaying vote on new trade pact to get impeachment support

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