A Nod to NAFTA

March 31, 2017

After months of charged rhetoric on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a draft letter to Congress from the Trump administration appears to signal a willingness for constructive engagement in renegotiating the agreement. Recognition of NAFTA’s importance for the US economy, and for North America more broadly, suggests that the Trump team has moved away from campaign talk and is seeking to improve the 23-year old arrangement rather than scrap it.

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Topics: REGIONAL INTEGRATION FREE TRADE

Agreements: NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (NAFTA)

Regions: CANADA MEXICO UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

Authors: MONICA DE BOLLE

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