NAFTA Negotiations to Begin August 16 in Washington D.C.

It was announced that formal negotiations regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will begin on August 16th in Washington, D.C. The countries involved, the United States, Canada and Mexico, are expected to hold at least seven negotiating rounds in an effort to update the 22 year old tri-lateral agreement. The United States recently…

United States Initiates Process to Renegotiate NAFTA

On May 18, 2017, the U.S. Administration formally notified Congress in writing that they will seek to renegotiate the tri-lateral 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico. It is the Administration’s position that the agreement is “outdated and does not reflect modern standards”. Both Canada and Mexico have responded that they…