TODAY IS A BIG MILESTONE FOR THE RENEGOTIATION OF NAFTA

Today marks an important milestone on the road to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement. Thirty days before formal talks begin, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer’s office must publish his negotiating objectives, laying out the Trump administration’s plan for reaching a beneficial deal.…

LAREDO PORT OF ENTRY GOING HIGH TECH & ULTRA MODERN INFRASTRUCTURE

(TNS) — After the World Trade Bridge sustained significant damage from a rain and wind storm in May, local Customs and Border Protection (CBP) leaders got together with various elected officials to work on getting the most out of the situation: namely, $100 million in…

MEXICO MIGHT BENEFIT MORE WITH NAFTA ADJUSTMENT

  FROM:  CNBC Javier E. David | Dawn Kissi   Amid President Donald Trump’s tough-sounding talk about renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, economists and other observers have debated how potential changes could impact the U.S. economy. Less scrutinized is how Mexico, the United States’ third-largest…

MAKING NAFTA BETTER BY INTEGRATING TPP

Donald Trump’s administration says it is sticking with its campaign promise to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta). Indeed, Trump has now reiterated his intention to invoke the procedures for renegotiating Nafta soon (within “the next two weeks”), triggering a 90-day consultation period…

"PLEASANT SURPRISES" TO NAFTA

Law360, New York (April 11, 2017, 9:36 PM EDT) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted that negotiations of updates to the North American Free Trade Agreement — which he has routinely derided as a “disaster” — will result in “pleasant surprises,” while meeting with…

MODERNIZING NAFTA

FROM BLOOMBERG   Mexico’s top trade negotiator will grant President Donald Trump this: Nafta is in need of updating. He doesn’t agree, however, that the U.S. auto industry has gotten the short end of the stick. The North American Free Trade Agreement has served the…

MEXICO NAMES NEW AMBASSADOR TO USA

Scott Ball / Rivard Report A Mexican flag at the 19th Annual Cesar Chavez March for Justice in 2015. Updated January 14, 2017 To read this article in Spanish, click here. Mexico’s Foreign Affairs Ministry announced Friday that Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernandez, head of San Antonio-based North…

USA TRADE WITH MEXICO IS MORE IMPORTANT NOW THAN EVER

  BY:  Alfredo Corchado          From:  Dallas Morning News MEXICO CITY — Mexican and U.S. business leaders are quietly strengthening coalitions from America’s heartland to North Texas to persuade a skeptical Donald J. Trump to maintain strong  ties between the two countries.  The president-elect has sent ambiguous signals…

FOREIGN SUPPLIERS VERIFICATION PROGRAM UNDER FSMA REQUIRES FULL ATTENTION OF IMPORTERS

Wednesday, November 09, 2016 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report   Food importers should act now to design, test, and implement foreign supplier verification plans or risk supply chain disruptions, delays in entry processing, and possibly the exclusion of their products from the U.S. marketplace.…