US President, Mexican President-Elect Consider NAFTA Next Steps

July 5, 2018

Mexico’s left-wing presidential candidate, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, won national elections on Sunday 1 July, setting the stage for the Morena Party leader to take office in December. The result, which was widely expected, has fuelled questions over what this will mean for the timeframe of the negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). 

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Topics: REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Agreements: NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (NAFTA)

Regions: CANADA MEXICO UNITED STATES

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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