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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

Cap and trade inches forward in Oregon Legislature

Lawmakers passed cap and trade out of its first committee on Thursday with a few new tweaks — including ideas adopted from arch foe Timber Unity. Republicans on the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources charged that Democrats wer.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

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

Exclusive: New tensions surface over U.S.-Mexico seasonal farm trade

Fresh battle lines are being drawn that could lead to farm trade restrictions between the United States and Mexico, a letter from a top Mexican trade official seen by Reuters shows, despite the goodwill generated by the newly-signed USMCA trade pact......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2020

Trump signs USMCA, "ending the NAFTA nightmare"; key Democrats not invited

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a new North American trade agreement during an outdoor ceremony at the White House attended by about 400 guests - but not the key Democrats who helped secure congressional passage of the deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 29th, 2020

Canada kicks off USMCA ratification process, urges bi-partisan co-operation

Canada's minority Liberal government kicked off the ratification process for a new continental trade pact on Monday and urged opposition lawmakers to formally approve the deal as quickly as possible......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 27th, 2020

Exclusive: Trump to sign USMCA trade deal Wednesday at the White House - source

U.S. President Donald Trump will sign a trade pact agreed between the United States, Mexico and Canada on Wednesday during a ceremony at the White House, an administration official told Reuters on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 23rd, 2020

Senate Passes USMCA Trade Deal 89-10

Senate Passes USMCA Trade Deal 89-10 It's official: The Senate has passed President Trump's USM.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 16th, 2020

: ‘Outdated’ Nafta one step away from demise after House passes new trade deal with Canada, Mexico

A day after a bitterly divided vote over the impeachment of President Trump, House Democrats and Republicans united to pass an updated version of the old North American Free Trade Agreement that lawmakers hope will be more favorable to the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 19th, 2019

Trump’s trade team puts USMCA back on track after Mexican official says he is ‘very satisfied’

Mexico had expressed confusion over the weekend about how labor rules would be enforced......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 16th, 2019

USMCA labor verifications will be done by independent panelists: USTR

The USMCA trade deal does not include American "labor inspectors," U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday in a letter to a senior Mexican official......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 16th, 2019

Factbox: House Democrats back USMCA - What happens next?

U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday backed a renegotiated version of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement after a year of often acrimonious negotiations with the White House, and it was signed by the United States, Canada and Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 11th, 2019

Factbox: U.S. House Democrats back USMCA: What happens next?

U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday backed a renegotiated version of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement after a year of often acrimonious negotiations with the White House, and it was signed by the United States, Canada and Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 10th, 2019

Winners and losers in the final USMCA deal

President Trump finally gets a major win on trade as Democrats, labor, Canada and Mexico give thumbs up on a new North American trade agreement. But there are a lot more winners......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 10th, 2019

Democrats claim victory in revamping trade pact with Mexico, Canada

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hailed U.S. House Democrats' revised trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico (USMCA) which includes what she called better protection for workers and the environment......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 10th, 2019

Trump Administration, Democrats Announce Deal On USMCA Trade Agreement To Replace NAFTA

The Trump administration and House Democrats on Tuesday announced a deal on the United Stat.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 10th, 2019

U.S. top trade official lauds USMCA as model for future trade deals

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said an historic agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement would benefit U.S. farmers, workers and ranchers for years to come......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 10th, 2019

AFL-CIO labor union endorses USMCA trade deal

The major AFL-CIO labor union on Tuesday said it was endorsing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement after working with lawmakers and members of President Donald Trump's administration to make changes to the proposal first introduced in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 10th, 2019

"There"s a deal:" Mexico says USMCA trade pact to be signed Tuesday

Canada, Mexico and the United States have reached an agreement on a new North American free trade deal and they will sign it on Tuesday, but the pact still needs the approval of U.S. and Canadian lawmakers, Mexico's president said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 10th, 2019