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NAFTANEXT has collected news stories highlighting the importance of trade. See our list, updated frequently, of articles demonstrating the importance of the North American trade relationship below!

 

9/28/2017 How the Trump Administration Is Doing Renegotiating Nafta NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/business/how-the-trump-administration-is-doing-renegotiating-nafta.html
 
9/28/2017 Changing NAFTA’s ‘rules of origin’ would jeopardize the U.S. auto industry Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/changing-naftas-rules-of-origin-would-jeopardize-the-us-auto-industry/2017/09/28/db75630a-a305-11e7-b573-8ec86cdfe1ed_story.html
10/1/2017 Trump Pushes NAFTA Talks Onto Treacherous New Timeline Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/phillevy/2017/10/01/trump-pushes-nafta-talks-onto-treacherous-new-timeline/#e631857b7454
10/1/2017 NAFTA talks: Seeing the benefits through the bluster Hamilton Spectator https://www.thespec.com/opinion-story/7587283-nafta-talks-seeing-the-benefits-through-the-bluster/
9/27/2017 AFTA negotiators notch a chapter, set up fourth round of talks for October The Hill http://thehill.com/policy/finance/352778-nafta-negotiators-notch-a-chapter-set-up-fourth-round-of-talks-for-october
10/2/2017 NAFTA talks a chance to refit trade for the future The Hill http://thehill.com/opinion/finance/353444-nafta-talks-a-chance-to-refit-trade-for-the-future
10/3/2017 Justin Trudeau to meet Donald Trump, Enrique Pena Nieto, amid tense NAFTA talks CBC News http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/justin-trudeau-washington-trip-meets-donald-trump-1.4318851
10/2/2017 Mexican private sector: Trump proposals holding up NAFTA talks The Hill http://thehill.com/latino/353523-mexican-private-sector-trump-proposals-holding-up-nafta-talks
10/4/2017 Trump’s latest trade war salvo could hurt American workers and firms Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-nafta-rules-of-origin-would-hurt-us-firms-workers-2017-10
10/4/2017 Wilbur Ross And Commerce Department Wrongly Conclude NAFTA Rules Are Bad For The U.S. Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/themexicoinstitute/2017/10/04/secretary-ross-and-the-commerce-department-wrongly-conclude-nafta-rules-are-bad-for-the-u-s/#52c0db8f4bc1
10/4/2017

Mexico economy minister downplays trade deficits ahead of NAFTA talks

Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta-mexico/mexico-economy-minister-downplays-trade-deficits-ahead-of-nafta-talks-idUSKCN1C90AV
10/5/2017 U.S. to present dairy demands at next round of NAFTA talks CBC News http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/politics/us-to-present-dairy-demands-fourth-round-nafta-1.4329871
10/4/2017 Perdue: U.S. disappointed with first three NAFTA rounds, will make dairy demands next week Inside Trade https://insidetrade.com/daily-news/perdue-us-disappointed-first-three-nafta-rounds-will-make-dairy-demands-next-week
10/4/2017 Cross-Border Freight Value Increases for Ninth Straight Month Trucking Info http://www.truckinginfo.com/channel/fleet-management/news/story/2017/10/cross-border-freight-value-increases-for-9th-straight-month.aspx
10/5/2017 Will Trump Ditch NAFTA? Atlantic Council http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/new-atlanticist/will-trump-ditch-nafta
10/6/2017 Chamber calls many Trump administration NAFTA proposals ‘dangerous’ Politico https://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/06/chamber-of-commerce-trump-nafta-dangerous-243539
10/6/2017 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Calls Trump Nafta Proposals ‘Highly Dangerous’ Wall Street Journal https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-chamber-of-commerce-calls-trump-nafta-proposals-highly-dangerous-1507308155
10/4/2017 A closer look at round three of the NAFTA negotiations Lexology https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=e95f6977-7d04-48c5-964e-1d1058f956b2
10/6/2017 U.S. CEOs, Mexican Leaders to Meet as Nafta Talks Resume in U.S. Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-07/u-s-ceos-mexican-leaders-to-meet-as-nafta-talks-resume-in-u-s
10/8/2017 Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week The Globe and Mail https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/five-things-to-watch-for-in-the-canadian-business-world-in-the-coming-week/article36522939/
10/9/2017 A 21st century NAFTA must preserve copyright balance The Hill http://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/354485-a-21st-century-nafta-must-preserve-copyright-balance
10/10/2017 Justin Trudeau to meet with Trump in fight for Nafta’s future The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/10/justin-trudeau-donald-trump-nafta-washington
10/10/2017 NAFTA’s Members Head Back to the Table Stratfor Worldview https://worldview.stratfor.com/article/naftas-members-head-back-table
10/10/2017 Hundreds of business leaders call on Trump to stick with NAFTA Miami Herald http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article177956951.html
10/10/2017 Trump’s moves on NAFTA risk massive damage Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trumps-moves-on-nafta-risk-massive-damage/2017/10/10/5cbbbf34-ad30-11e7-9e58-e6288544af98_story.html?utm_term=.c11d69fe74a3
10/11/2017 Trump says open to bilateral Canada, Mexico pacts if NAFTA talks fail Reuters http://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta/trump-says-open-to-bilateral-canada-mexico-pacts-if-nafta-talks-fail-idUSKBN1CG0DV
10/11/2017 With NAFTA at Crucial Point, U.S. Farm Leaders Speak Up for Trade Pacts Successful Farming https://www.agriculture.com/news/business/with-nafta-at-crucial-point-us-farm-leaders-speak-up-for-trade-pacts
10/12/2017 Trudeau fights to save NAFTA deal, but Trump offers little hope Chicago Tribune http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-trudeau-fights-to-save-nafta-20171012-story.html
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10/12/2017 ‘We’re Going to Fight Like Hell to Protect the Agreement.’ Business Leaders Try to Save NAFTA Fortune http://fortune.com/2017/10/12/nafta-mexico-canada-donald-trump/
 
10/11/2017 Nafta Talks Will Focus on U.S. Demands for More America-Made Content Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-11/nafta-trio-to-discuss-u-s-demands-for-more-america-made-content
7/19/2017 Border Tax and NAFTA Exit Could Harm US Motor Vehicle Industry, Study Finds Boston Consulting Group https://www.bcg.com/d/press/19july2017-border-tax-nafta-exit-us-motor-vehicle-165793
 
10/13/2017 Offshoring American Jobs? The Risk Posed by Tighter Rules of Origin in NAFTA US Chamber of Commerce https://www.uschamber.com/above-the-fold/offshoring-american-jobs-the-risk-posed-tighter-rules-origin-nafta
 
10/4/2017 NAFTA’s Economic Impact Council on Foreign Relations https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/naftas-economic-impact
 
10/5/2017 Ending NAFTA Would Be The Disaster Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/stuartanderson/2017/05/06/ending-nafta-would-be-the-disaster/#33b231386c8f
 
10/7/2017 Strict ‘America First’ stance on NAFTA could put us last The Hill http://thehill.com/opinion/finance/354285-strict-america-first-stance-on-nafta-could-put-us-last
 
10/15/2017 Nafta Needs an Update, Not Repeal NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/15/opinion/nafta-united-states-mexico.html?_r=0
10/16/2017 As time starts to run out for NAFTA talks, tensions are rising: Sources CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/16/as-time-starts-to-run-out-for-nafta-talks-tensions-are-rising-sources.html
10/15/2017 As Trump Moves To Renegotiate NAFTA, U.S. Farmers Are Hopeful But Nervous NPR https://www.npr.org/2017/10/15/555843792/as-trump-moves-to-renegotiate-nafta-u-s-farmers-are-hopeful-but-nervous
10/17/2017 Nafta Deadlock Dashes Hopes for a Quick Deal Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-17/mexico-and-canada-reject-u-s-nafta-demands-as-talks-wrap-up
10/17/2017 If Trump kills NAFTA, farmers, bars and factories lose jobs CNN http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/17/news/economy/donald-trump-nafta/index.html
10/17/2017 NAFTA talks hit impasse as U.S. slams trading partners Politico https://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/17/nafta-nations-delay-talks-243877
10/10/2017 Trump’s NAFTA Focus Is In The Wrong Place: Trade Deficits Are Irrelevant Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnbrinkley/2017/10/10/trade-deficits-are-irrelevant/#31ba1a6d7d8c
10/17/2017 Bitter differences over Nafta break into the open Financial Times https://amp.ft.com/content/058aa538-b387-11e7-a398-73d59db9e399
10/17/2017 US, Canada and Mexico talks on NAFTA trade stall on trade deficit issues Deutsche Welle http://www.dw.com/en/us-canada-and-mexico-talks-on-nafta-trade-stall-on-trade-deficit-issues/a-41004861
10/17/2017 NAFTA talks bog down over U.S. demands as latest round concludes LA Times http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-nafta-fourth-round-20171017-story.html

10/18/2017 Tech companies are suddenly spending much more on lobbying as NAFTA negotiations loom CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/18/tech-companies-spend-more-on-lobbying-as-changes-to-nafta-loom.html
 
10/17/2017 Efforts To Rewrite NAFTA Not Going Well; Next Round of Talks Delayed NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/10/17/558380668/efforts-to-rewrite-nafta-not-going-well-next-round-of-talks-delayed
 
10/18/2017 UPS CEO says updated NAFTA better for economy than no trade treaty Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ups-ceo-nafta/ups-ceo-says-updated-nafta-better-for-economy-than-no-trade-treaty-idUSKBN1CN2HZ
 
10/20/2017 NAFTA: U.S. hasn’t done analysis on what happens if free-trade treaty ends Canadian Press http://rdnewsnow.com/article/557139/nafta-us-hasnt-done-analysis-what-happens-if-free-trade-treaty-ends
 
10/21/2017 On NAFTA, America, Canada and Mexico are miles apart The Economist https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21730420-american-demands-are-so-extreme-some-suspect-it-not-wanting-deal-all
 
10/20/2017 NAFTA: U.S. Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturing Farm Bureau https://www.fb.org/market-intel/nafta-u.s.-food-and-non-alcoholic-beverage-manufacturing
 
10/18/2017 Nafta Gets a Welcome Reprieve Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-10-18/nafta-gets-a-welcome-reprieve
 
10/21/2017 NAFTA: Where’s the Beef? Farm Bureau https://www.fb.org/market-intel/nafta-wheres-the-beef
 
10/23/2017 North American ag officials set NAFTA priorities Farm Futures http://www.farmfutures.com/farm-policy/north-american-ag-officials-set-nafta-priorities
 
10/19/2017 Trump, Trade and Tantrums NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/19/opinion/trump-trade-and-tantrums.html
 
10/24/2017 Trump’s short-term NAFTA wins are tomorrow’s job losses Dallas Morning News https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2017/10/24/trumps-short-term-nafta-wins-tomorrows-job-losses

10/24/2017 ‘Army’ of Lobbyists Hits Capitol Hill to Preserve Nafta NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/24/us/politics/nafta-lobby-congress.html
 
10/24/2017 Opinion: What Trump gets, and doesn’t get, about Nafta MarketWatch https://www.marketwatch.com/story/what-trump-gets-and-doesnt-get-about-nafta-2017-10-24
 
10/25/2017 A Farmer’s View of NAFTA National Review http://www.nationalreview.com/article/453093/nafta-farmers-case-trade-deal
 
10/25/2017 Trump’s plan to rip up NAFTA could cause a big setback in the housing market Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-nafta-housing-lumber-impact-2017-10
 
10/25/2017 Nafta Uncertainty Already Hurting Growth, Bank of Canada Says Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-25/nafta-uncertainty-already-hurting-growth-bank-of-canada-says
10/25/2017 Trump’s NAFTA Threats Put Auto Industry On Offense Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidkiley5/2017/10/25/trumps-nafta-threats-put-auto-industry-on-offense/#15d35a0a44bc
 
10/25/2017 Trump’s Demands For NAFTA Will Prove Disastrous Newsweek http://www.newsweek.com/trumps-demands-nafta-will-prove-disastrous-692769
 
10/25/2017 Trucking groups issue joint statement on NAFTA Truck News https://www.trucknews.com/regulations/trucking-groups-issue-joint-statement-nafta/1003081621/
 
10/25/2017 Is a NAFTA showdown approaching? Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/is-a-nafta-showdown-approaching/2017/10/25/e7842f38-b99d-11e7-a908-a3470754bbb9_story.html?utm_term=.ca2978afff7c
 
10/26/2017 NAFTA & The Three Little Pigs Farm Bureau https://www.fb.org/market-intel/nafta-the-three-little-pigs
 
10/26/2017 Canada Warns Nafta Talks Can’t Be ‘Winner Take All’ Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-26/canada-says-nafta-can-t-be-winner-take-all-after-ross-comments
 
10/26/2017 Trump talks NAFTA withdrawal with GOP senators The Hill http://thehill.com/policy/finance/357359-trump-talks-nafta-withdrawal-with-gop-senators
 
10/29/2017

What’s At Stake For Canada In NAFTA

NPR https://www.npr.org/2017/10/29/560660072/whats-at-stake-for-canada-in-nafta
10/27/2017 Nafta Could Be Modernized But It’s Mostly Working, Carmakers Say Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-27/nafta-could-be-modernized-but-it-s-mostly-working-carmakers-say
 
10/18/2017 What Is the North American Free Trade Agreement? The Balance https://www.thebalance.com/nafta-definition-north-american-free-trade-agreement-3306147
 
10/31/2017 NAFTA withdrawal could negatively impact US food, ag Meat Poultry http://www.meatpoultry.com/articles/news_home/Business/2017/10/NAFTA_withdrawal_could_negativ.aspx?ID=%7B37CAC6AA-EFDE-4CC1-A933-65919729CCB6%7D&cck=1
 
10/30/2017 State economy benefits from NAFTA Argus Leader http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/dell-rapids/2017/10/31/state-economy-benefits-nafta/107064114/
 
10/31/2017 The future of NAFTA: a view from Canada’s capital city Des Moines Register http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2017/10/31/future-nafta-view-canadas-capital-city/817821001/
 
11/1/2017 Robert J. Samuelson: Are we headed for a NAFTA showdown? Tulsa World http://www.tulsaworld.com/opinion/robert-j-samuelson-are-we-headed-for-a-nafta-showdown/article_a21909f4-d355-5fd1-91e1-b2ac2796951e.html
 
10/31/2017 NAFTA Exit Way Worse For Mexico Than U.S. Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2017/10/31/nafta-exit-way-worse-for-mexico-than-u-s/#528b7c4d14da
 
11/2/2017 Trump’s Trade War With Canada NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/02/opinion/trump-trade-canada-nafta.html?_r=0
 
11/2/2017 Threats to NAFTA cast doubt over Mexico’s oil tenders, investment Reuters http://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta-oil/threats-to-nafta-cast-doubt-over-mexicos-oil-tenders-investment-idUSKBN1D214W
 
11/2/2017 U.S. farmers concerned over last round of NAFTA talks, uncertainty growing Southwest FarmPress http://www.southwestfarmpress.com/marketing/us-farmers-concerned-over-last-round-nafta-talks-uncertainty-growing
 
11/3/2017 NAFTA talks progressing despite political pressure cooker American Shipper https://www.americanshipper.com/main/news/nafta-talks-progressing-despite-political-pressure-69588.aspx?source=Little4
 
11/2/2017 Trump’s Nafta Withdrawal Threat Casts Pall Over Business Plans Wall Street Journal https://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-nafta-withdrawal-threat-casts-pall-over-business-plans-1509641485
 
10/11/2017 A Primer On NAFTA 2.0: What Everyone Wants Oil & Gas Investor https://www.oilandgasinvestor.com/primer-nafta-20-what-everyone-wants-1662416
11/2/2017 NAFTA Withdrawal Would Increase, Not Lower, U.S. Trade Deficit With Mexico Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnbrinkley/2017/11/02/nafta-withdrawal-would-increase-not-lower-u-s-trade-deficit-with-mexico/#43b0b6013d99
11/2/2017 If Trump Changes NAFTA, Your Volkswagen Will Cost You More The Street https://www.thestreet.com/story/14368395/1/failed-nafta-talks-would-cost-consumers-more-money.html
11/6/2017 NAFTA at a crossroads Farm Futures http://www.farmfutures.com/trade/nafta-crossroads
11/6/2017 Mexico prepares for potential loss of Nafta Financial Times https://www.ft.com/content/ecf623de-bd8c-11e7-b8a3-38a6e068f464
11/5/2017 Editorial: Trump’s dangerous move on NAFTA Richmond Times-Dispatch http://www.richmond.com/opinion/our-opinion/editorial-trump-s-dangerous-move-on-nafta/article_43421a8b-3194-58c9-bca5-0895ad8ab9ec.html
11/6/2017 Nafta Negotiators Extend Length of Upcoming Round Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-06/nafta-negotiators-are-said-to-extend-length-of-upcoming-round-j9onsg2z
11/6/2017 Opinion: NAFTA’s good but could be better Apalachicola Times http://www.apalachtimes.com/news/20171106/opinion-naftas-good-but-could-be-better
11/6/2017 Some NAFTA talks to get early Nov. 15 start in Mexico: sources Reuters http://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta/some-nafta-talks-to-get-early-nov-15-start-in-mexico-sources-idUSKBN1D701F?il=0
11/7/2017 Cruz, O’Rourke are bitter rivals — but not on NAFTA McClatchy http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/economy/article183259646.html
11/8/2017 USDA making contingency plans for NAFTA pullout Politico https://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/08/usda-nafta-trump-244699
11/3/2017 NAFTA’s Future Spawns Uncertainty and Opportunity for Agriculture and Energy US Chamber of Commerce https://www.uschamber.com/above-the-fold/nafta-s-future-spawns-uncertainty-and-opportunity-agriculture-and-energy
11/9/2017 Forecasters Predict Nafta Withdrawal Would Slow U.S. Growth Wall Street Journal https://www.wsj.com/articles/forecasters-predict-nafta-withdrawal-would-slow-u-s-growth-1510239602
11/8/2017 NAFTA negotiations top FPAA agenda The Packer https://www.thepacker.com/article/nafta-negotiations-top-fpaa-agenda