Mexico, U.S. Officials Discuss Trade Deal, Border Delays
Friday, 12 April 2019 Mexican government and business leaders met with U.S. counterparts for a second straight day on Friday, seeking to resolve border delays hurting commerce, hasten ratification of a trade deal, and address metals tariffs, Reuters reports. The talks coincide with renewed tensions over trade and the U.S.-Mexico border after two years of uncertainty sparked by President Donald Trump’s demand to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Officials including U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez are meeting on the sidelines of the so-called U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue in the Mexican city of Merida in the Yucatan peninsula. Discussions are...
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· *The US, Canada, and Mexico are moving closer to finalizing a trade deal that would replace NAFTA.*
· *Rewriting the agreement was one of President Donald... Business Insider Also reported by •WorldNews •Reuters •Reuters India •NPR
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