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NAFTA MODES OF TRANSPORTATION

Go By Truck News+ Updated: March 19, 2018 All five major transportation modes – truck, rail, pipeline, vessel and air – carried more U.S. freight with Canada and Mexico by value in 2017 than in 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of…

MEXICO'S VIEW OF NAFTA MOVING FORWARD

By ANDREA JARAMILLO  –  Cronkite Borderlands Initiative 7 hours ago Mexico is facing something it never thought would happen: the possibility that North American Free Trade Agreement that shaped the country’s economic policies over the last two decades, might disappear. But just as some Mexican officials try…

CAN CONGRESS BLOCK TRUMP FROM PULLING OUT OF NAFTA??

President Donald Trump looks like he’s setting the stage for pulling out of NAFTA, a move that could trigger economic chaos across North America. Could Congress block him? That’s the big question that lawmakers, business groups and trade scholars around the country are scrambling to answer.…

NAFTA OBJECTIVES A RELIEF FOR BORDER TRADE

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer this week announced the objectives and timetable for the renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Both announcements provide a welcome relief after the roller coaster since Donald Trump was elected US president in November. Contrary to Trump’s campaign threats, his administration will not…

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…