December 02, 2018 9:41 am
Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto signed a new trade agreement on Friday.
October 01, 2018 1:33 pm
Here are some of the details in the agreement, which will change its name from NAFTA to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
September 29, 2018 11:56 am
The NAFTA text, either bilateral or trilateral, is due by late Sunday night to meet US congressional notification requirements to allow Trump and outgoing Mexican President Nieto to sign the pact before Lopez Obrador takes office on Dec. 1.
September 21, 2018 11:25 am
Canada says it does not feel bound by the latest deadline. Asked whether time was running out, Freeland said her focus was getting a deal that was good for Canadians.
September 05, 2018 12:40 am
The Trump administration informed Congress that the President intended to “sign a (revised) trade agreement with Mexico — and Canada, if it is willing — 90 days from now”.
August 30, 2018 12:17 am
After more than a year of talks, Mexico and the United States announced a bilateral deal on Monday, clearing the way for Canada to rejoin talks to update 24-year-old NAFTA, which accounts for over $1 trillion in annual trade between the three nations.
August 27, 2018 9:35 am
The Mexico-US discussions have focused on crafting new rules for the automotive industry, which US President Donald Trump has put at the heart of his drive to rework the 24-year-old pact he says has been a "disaster" for American workers.
July 23, 2018 11:31 am
Lopez Obrador, a leftist who won Mexico's July 1 presidential election in a landslide said the incoming administration's aim was to "start a new chapter in the relationship between Mexico and the United States, based on mutual respect."
June 15, 2018 12:25 am
Canada agreed with the United States on Thursday that slow-moving talks to update NAFTA should continue although they did not set a date for the next round, a senior official said in remarks casting further doubt on the chances of a deal this year.
June 10, 2018 8:53 am
Justin Trudeau said he had told Trump that the talks had been made more complicated by a US decision to impose tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, ostensibly for national security reasons.