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Special: NAFTA

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is an agreement signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

It is an agreement among Canada, Mexico, and the United States which began January 1, 1994 as a means to eliminate barriers to trade and investment.


NAFTA News

AS NAFTA renegotiations get underway, BDO shared a few insights on risk mitigation with LM readers. Eskander Yavar, national leader of BDO Management Advisory Services, provides answers in this exclusive interview. (August 23, 2017)

United States trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico headed up 9.4% annually to $98.2 billion in May, for its seventh straight annual increase, according to the Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). (July 28, 2017)

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today released a detailed and comprehensive summary of the negotiating objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). (July 17, 2017)

Hearing pleas from the business lobby, as well as individual transportation companies such as UPS and FedEx, the Trump administration has backed off threats to unilaterally sever NAFTA. (June 14, 2017)

We take a deep dive into the 23-year-old NAFTA agreement, look at the impact it has made on logistics operations in the United States, Mexico and Canada, and then hear what the experts suggest Washington should—and should not—do. (June 02, 2017)

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says there's no reason to ‘throw away’ TPP concessions and that NAFTA is at best an obsolete agreement during an interview with Bloomberg's David Gura at the Bloomberg Breakaway Summit in New York. (May 03, 2017)

United States trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico increased 2.9 percent to $86.5 billion on an annual basis in February, the most recent month for which data is available, according to the Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). (April 28, 2017)

President Donald Trump on Wednesday told the leaders of NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico that the United States will not immediately move to exit the regional free trade agreement. (April 27, 2017)

Selling to Canada - either via eCommerce or by establishing a physical presence - can be fraught with perils for a business that fails to do its homework and understand precisely what is involved in transporting goods into Canada. (April 27, 2017)

Foreign Relations Minister Luis Videgaray says NAFTA deal could be reached by end of the year, but U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross indicated expectation talks would last into 2018. (March 10, 2017)












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