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…

NAFTA 20 YEARS OLD

  Sergio Munoz Bata is a syndicated Latin American columnist whose articles appear in 18 papers in 11 countries. He has been Executive Editor of La Opinion, the largest Spanish language newspaper, as well as a member of the Los Angeles Times editorial board.  …

NAFTA AND IT BRIGHT FUTURE. TWENTY YEARS LATER

  By Marc Lanthemann   Marc Lanthemann, a geopolitical analyst at Stratfor.  The 20th anniversary of NAFTA’s implementation on Jan. 1 has revived some of the perennial arguments that have surrounded the bloc since its inception. The general consensus has been that the trade deal was a…

NAFTA TRADE UP IN MAY

The United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) said this week that trade using all forms of freight transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico rose 1.8 percent annually in May to…

THANK YOU NAFTA

  By:  Perry B. Newman/Atlantica Group/The Forecaster     Yes, you read that right.   While it’s old hat, if not a broken record, to deride NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement (remember Ross Perot and the “giant sucking sound?”) much good continues to emerge…

CARGO THEFT WORRIES CANADIAN AND U.S. CARRIERS

Last week at a truck stop in Indiana, a driver was taking a break and came out to find his truck, filled with $2 million worth of RIM Playbooks, had been stolen from the lot. Two weeks ago, while a driver was having his morning…