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Top U.S. trade official submits USMCA ideas to Democrats: lawmakers

The Trump administration on Wednesday sent U.S. House of Representatives Democrats its latest proposals for addressing legislators' concerns about the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, lawmakers and congressional sources said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 11th, 2019

U.S. Trade Representative to submit USMCA ideas to Democrats: source

The Trump administration on Wednesday will submit to U.S. House of Representatives Democrats its latest proposals for addressing the lawmakers' concerns with the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, according to a source familiar with the issue......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 11th, 2019

Trump presses for USMCA passage as Lighthizer, lawmakers prepare to meet

President Donald Trump and his top advisers on Monday stepped up their drive to win congressional passage of a trade deal with Canada and Mexico, as the administration's top trade official prepared to meet with Democratic lawmakers again this week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 15th, 2019

Mexico says trade deal dispute panel fix must be "across the board"

Mexico sees a push to close a dispute resolution loophole in the USMCA trade deal as a way to protect its interests as well as helping satisfy demands by U.S. Democrats that the deal contain stricter labor measures, a senior official said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2019

Pence says clock ticking on USMCA, but Democrats won"t be rushed

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said that a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal needs to be approved without delay, but Democrats and organized labor said certain provisions must first be improved......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 30th, 2019

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official

Mexico is wor.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 5th, 2019

U.S. trade representative says he can resolve Democrats" concerns on North America pact quickly

The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat outlined roadblocks to the deal's approval......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 19th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Mulvaney says Congress is likely to approve USMCA trade deal this year

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement has “a better than two-thirds chance” of passing through Congress this year, President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff said Tuesday, adding its approval depends on support among House Democrats......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2019

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official

The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a senior Mexican official said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2019

Peter Morici: House Democrats should stop holding up trade deal with Mexico and Canada

The USMCA trade deal with Mexico and Canada isn’t perfect, but House Democrats should put aside their partisan instincts to help pass it, writes Peter Morici......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 20th, 2019

U.S. Treasury"s Mnuchin expects elements of China trade talks resolved soon

The Trump administration is discussing a thick tome of ideas with Chinese officials as the two sides seek a trade deal, with Washington expecting some elements to be resolved soon, a top administration official said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 14th, 2019

U.S. Congress skeptical of Trump"s Mexico trade deal

President Donald Trump's trade deal with Mexico could struggle to win approval from Congress unless Canada comes on board, lawmakers from both parties said on Tuesday, saying support from Democrats would be needed to pass a purely bilateral deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 28th, 2018

Democrats Reject Trump Nafta Deal Without Canada

Congressional Democrats are resisting the Trump administration’s move to proceed without Canada in a new Nafta deal with Mexico, as Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer visited Capitol Hill on Thursday to brief lawmakers......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 27th, 2018

Trucking Coalition Urges Lawmakers To Fight Costly Unfunded Mandates

A coalition of 31 trucking and trade groups is urging Congress to halt four bills it claims would cost the industry billions of dollars in "burdensome" unfunded mandates. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga2 hr. 55 min. ago

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump administration to restore India"s trade privileges

Forty-four members of the U.S. Congress have urged President Donald Trump's trade representative to restore trade concessions to India, saying the withdrawal of the privilege had led to retaliatory tariffs from New Delhi which were hurting U.S. industry......»»

Category: topSource: reuters16 hr. 55 min. ago

Pence upbeat that Congress will pass USMCA trade deal this year

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said he believed Congress would act to pass a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement this year, providing important momentum for the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 17th, 2019

Trump is handing Democrats an opening on the economy

A strong economy was supposed to the centerpiece of Trump's re-election campaign, but the trade war and uneven growth are giving Democrats a chance to attack......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 17th, 2019

Top Democrat attempts to block Trump from paying farm bailout money

The Trump administration has asked Congress for help spending billions on farmers caught up in its China trade war, but Democrats are balking......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 15th, 2019

Top Democrat attempts to block Trump from paying farm bailout money, setting up battle over trade war tactics

The Trump administration has asked Congress for help spending billions on farmers caught up in its China trade war, but Democrats are balking......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 12th, 2019

Stocks cut gains on mixed reports of interim trade deal

Stocks cut their gains Thursday after a senior Trump administration official denied a report about the U.S. mulling an interim trade deal with China......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 12th, 2019

Stocks cut gains on mixed reports of interim trade deal

Stocks cut their gains Thursday after a senior Trump administration official denied a report about the U.S. mulling an interim trade deal with China......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 12th, 2019