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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

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is strongly lobbying to tweak – not trash – the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA.) And it’s not just transport companies who are leading the charge within the Chamber, U.S. Business Roundtable and other Washington lobbyist heavyweights. But since the talks opened in August, the Trump administration – to the chagrin of many trucking executives – has been playing hardball in its “America First” approach to the negotiations. (December 14, 2017)

Nearly a year into President Trump's term, NAFTA remains intact, but it also comes with various uncertainties as the United States and its NAFTA trade partners, Mexico and Canada, continue negotiations with the future of the trade pact at stake, to be sure. (December 06, 2017)

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that United States trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico saw headed up September, the most recent month for which data is available. Rising 3.6% to $94.4 billion, September stands as the 11th consecutive month of increases. (November 22, 2017)

With the fifth round of the effort to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement about to start, the fundamental chasm between President Trump and Canada and Mexico remains. (November 17, 2017)

A mid-February 2017 report by Business Insider detailed the proposed border adjustment tax, currently under consideration in the U.S. Congress, which would impose a 20 percent tax on all goods entering the United States. (November 16, 2017)

With a 4.6% annual gain to $97.4 million in August, this marks the 10th consecutive month of increases, with all five major transportation modes carrying more freight by value. (October 27, 2017)

(October 09, 2017)

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) recently reported that United States trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico rose 7.7% annually in June, the most recent month for which data is available. (September 05, 2017)

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)












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