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What’s the News Saying about NAFTA?

 

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!

Date Article Title Publication URL
12/14/2017 NAFTA is not a ‘job killer’ for Michigan, says Right Place president Mlive http://www.mlive.com/business/west-michigan/index.ssf/2017/12/nafta_not_a_job_killer_in_mich.html
 
12/29/2017 Analysts mull scenarios of a world without NAFTA Automotive News http://www.autonews.com/article/20171229/COPY01/312299971/analysts-mull-scenarios-of-a-world-without-nafta
  
12/1/2017 North American Competitiveness Scorecard Bush Institute http://www.bushcenter.org/scorecard/#?display=region&indicator=Bush%20Institute%20Score&year=2017
  
1/2/2018 It’s time to move forward with NAFTA, not backward without it Journal Sentinel https://www.jsonline.com/story/opinion/contributors/2018/01/02/trump-trade-deal-dairy-nafta-tariffs-taxcuts/997759001/
  
1/2/2018 How NAFTA Renegotiations Are Impacting Texas Farmers AgWeb https://www.agweb.com/article/how-nafta-renegotiations-are-impacting-texas-farmers-naa-clinton-griffiths/
  
1/1/2018 Free Trade Has Been a Boon for Energy Independence Wall Street Journal https://www.wsj.com/articles/free-trade-has-been-a-boon-for-energy-independence-1514822901?mod=rss_opinion_main
  
1/2/2018 How NAFTA Renegotiations Are Impacting Texas Farmers AgWeb https://www.agweb.com/article/how-nafta-renegotiations-are-impacting-texas-farmers-naa-clinton-griffiths/
  
1/3/2018 Kurrle: USApple works for growers Good Fruit Grower http://www.goodfruit.com/kurrle-usapple-works-for-growers/
  
1/4/2018 Opinion: Railroads Stand With Farmers on NAFTA Agri-Pulse https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/10418-opinion-railroads-stand-with-farmers-on-nafta
  
1/4/2018 Canada sends ministers to U.S. to boost NAFTA as key talks loom Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta-canada/canada-sends-ministers-to-u-s-to-boost-nafta-as-key-talks-loom-idUSKBN1ET29H?il%3D0
  
1/5/2018 BTS reports U.S-NAFTA trade is up annually in October Logistics Management http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/bts_reports_u.s_nafta_trade_is_up_annually_in_october
  
1/5/2018 High Stakes Abound In Negotiating A New NAFTA Deal MN State http://krwg.org/post/high-stakes-abound-negotiating-new-nafta-deal
  
1/5/2018 Pulling out of NAFTA will harm America Payson Roundup http://www.paysonroundup.com/opinion/guest_comment/pulling-out-of-nafta-will-harm-america/article_1479cf39-f022-5a46-a34f-fec03ba1c2d8.html
  
1/5/2018 NAFTA Exit Negative for U.S. Autos Morningstar http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/article.aspx?id=842865
  
1/8/2018 Sonny Perdue says he told Trump not to withdraw from NAFTA Washington Times https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jan/8/sonny-perdue-says-he-told-donald-trump-not-to-with/
  
1/8/2018 Trump to address farm conference, attend college football championship game AJC http://jamiedupree.blog.ajc.com/2018/01/08/trump-to-address-farm-conference-attend-college-football-championship-game/
  
1/8/2018 Changing NAFTA is a good idea. Ditching it isn’t. TribTalk https://www.tribtalk.org/2018/01/08/changing-nafta-is-a-good-idea-ditching-it-isnt/
  
1/8/2018 Trump loves farmers but keeps them guessing on NAFTA strategy Politico https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/08/trump-agriculture-farmers-tennessee-nafta-270000
  
1/8/2018 MacAulay talks up NAFTA at U.S. farm group meeting The Western Producer https://www.producer.com/2018/01/macaulay-talks-nafta-u-s-farm-group-meeting/
  
1/8/2018 Trump Tells Farmers He Wants a Better Nafta WSJ https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-tells-farmers-he-wants-a-better-nafta-1515453248
  
1/10/2018 Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue says pulling out of NAFTA would mean ‘absolute destruction’ for the economy CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/10/chamber-of-commerce-ceo-says-pulling-out-of-nafta-would-be-a-mistake.html
  
1/10/2018 Trump’s Nafta Ideas Are a ‘Lose-Lose-Lose’ for Carmakers, Magna Says Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-10/trump-nafta-ideas-are-lose-lose-lose-for-carmakers-magna-says
  
1/9/2018 NAFTA under negotiations Idaho County Free Press http://www.idahocountyfreepress.com/news/2018/jan/10/nafta-under-negotiations/
  
1/10/2018 US dollar will get slammed if NAFTA dies, analyst Jens Nordvig says CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/10/us-dollar-will-get-slammed-if-nafta-dies-analyst-jens-nordvig-says.html
  
1/11/2018 NAFTA supporters use stock market to try to dissuade Trump from withdrawing from trade deal The Denver Post https://www.denverpost.com/2018/01/11/nafta-supporters-use-stock-market-donald-trump-withdrawal/
  
1/11/2018 These Assets Would Be Hit Hardest By the End of Nafta Bloomber https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-11/the-assets-to-watch-as-concerns-about-the-end-of-nafta-mount
  
1/10/2018 Here’s why we need NAFTA Beef Magazine http://www.beefmagazine.com/exports/here-s-why-we-need-nafta
  
1/12/2018 Fears of U.S. withdrawal rise as NAFTA talks drag out Houston Chronicle http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/article/Fears-of-U-S-withdrawal-rise-as-NAFTA-talks-drag-12493196.php
1/13/2018 GM executives defend NAFTA, Mexican truck plant CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/13/gm-executives-defend-nafta-mexican-truck-plant.html
  
1/10/2018 Canadian ag minister touts benefits of NAFTA Meat & Poultry http://www.meatpoultry.com/articles/news_home/Business/2018/01/Canadian_ag_minister_touts_ben.aspx?ID=%7B939A286A-ECEA-4037-98A4-A47CA5FB2FF0%7D&cck=1
  
1/15/2018 NAFTA failure would cause transportation crisis Southwest Farm Press http://www.southwestfarmpress.com/legislative/nafta-failure-would-cause-transportation-crisis
  
1/16/2018 How a Nafta Breakdown Could Blow Back Into Shale Patch Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-16/trump-would-jeopardize-energy-dreams-with-nafta-exit
  
1/16/2018 NAFTA Trio to Gather in Davos as Negotiations Resume in Canada Transport Topics http://www.ttnews.com/articles/nafta-trio-gather-davos-negotiations-resume-canada
  
1/17/2018 Farmers want a better deal — but can’t afford to lose NAFTA The Hill http://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/369201-farmers-want-a-better-deal-but-cant-afford-to-lose-nafta
  
1/16/2018 Killing NAFTA would cost 300,000 American jobs, analysis says CNN http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/16/news/economy/trump-nafta-withdraw-impact/index.html
  
1/17/2018 NAFTA or nada, border hot spot for produce trade investment San Antonio Express-News https://www.expressnews.com/business/national/article/NAFTA-or-nada-border-hot-spot-for-produce-trade-12502319.php
  
1/17/2018 Industry Stakeholders Create New Coalition to Advocate for NAFTA The Packer https://www.thepacker.com/article/industry-stakeholders-create-new-coalition-advocate-nafta
  
1/17/2018 Trump Has Come to See Nafta’s Benefits, Agriculture Secretary Says Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-17/trump-sees-nafta-benefits-as-talks-heat-up-usda-s-perdue-says
  
1/17/2018 Major U.S. railroads warn Trump against derailing NAFTA Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta-railways/major-u-s-railroads-warn-trump-against-derailing-nafta-idUSKBN1F634Z
  
1/19/2018 Iowa corn farmers tell Trump: ‘Don’t withdraw from NAFTA’ Des Moines Register https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2018/01/19/iowa-corn-farmers-tell-trump-dont-withdraw-nafta/1045573001/
  
1/19/2018 Adrian Smith will argue for ag trade at NAFTA talks Lincoln Journal Start http://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/federal-politics/adrian-smith-will-argue-for-ag-trade-at-nafta-talks/article_b9df96c9-f08d-51a3-a733-8d78f17f5d76.html
  
1/19/2018 Canada PM to boost support for NAFTA in U.S. as talks intensify Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta-trudeau/canada-pm-to-boost-support-for-nafta-in-u-s-as-talks-intensify-idUSKBN1F829P?il=0
  
1/19/2018 NAFTA talks seen ending happily, despite growls from Trump Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta-poll/nafta-talks-seen-ending-happily-despite-growls-from-trump-idUSKBN1F81H3
  
1/19/2018 “We want NAFTA to continue”: Gov. Abbott talks trade, immigration and Amazong Dallas Morning News https://www.dallasnews.com/business/amazon/2018/01/19/gov-abbott-amazon-likes-texas-workforce
  
1/22/2018 U.S. Freight Rail Industry Partners With Canadian and Mexico Counterparts to Urge Successful NAFTA 2.0 Negotiations AAR https://www.aar.org/newsandevents/Press-Releases/Pages/US-Freight-Rail-Partners-with-Canadian-and-Mexican-Counterparts-NAFTA.aspx
  
1/22/2018 Montreal meetings on NAFTA could impact thousands of Missouri workers St. Louis Public Radio http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/montreal-meetings-nafta-could-impact-thousands-missouri-workers#stream/0
  
1/19/2018 NAFTA talk heats up as negotiations near sixth of seven rounds Williston Herald http://www.willistonherald.com/news/nafta-talk-heats-up-as-negotiations-near-sixth-of-seven/article_892eb2fc-fca3-11e7-bf9e-33fc7725fbd0.html
  
1/22/2018 NAFTA is close to falling apart with time running out CNN http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/22/news/economy/nafta-round-6/index.html
  
1/22/2018 Let NAFTA continue proving its value to U.S. economy The Post and Courier https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/commentary/let-nafta-continue-proving-its-value-to-u-s-economy/article_4c276dc8-ffae-11e7-b3b3-f78a6521905d.html
  
1/23/2018 NAFTA is ‘something to be improved upon,’ says Canada’s finance minister CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/23/nafta-is-something-to-be-improved-upon-canada-finance-minister.html
  
1/23/2018 Massive Pacific trade deal — without America — gets the go ahead as Canada agrees to sign on CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/23/canada-agrees-to-sign-revised-tpp-and-hopes-to-persuade-trump-on-nafta.html
  
1/24/2018 Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: The US is not abandoning its strong dollar policy CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/24/commerce-secretary-wilbur-ross-theres-a-good-chance-on-nafta.html
  
1/23/2018 Don’t end NAFTA. Mend it. Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dont-end-nafta-mend-it/2018/01/23/b63916a8-0058-11e8-9d31-d72cf78dbeee_story.html?utm_term=.235a4eec8048
  
1/24/2018 National Association of Foreign Trade Zones chimes in on NAFTA Logistics Management http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/national_association_of_foreign_trade_zones_chimes_in_on_nafta
  
1/26/2018 Ambrose: Renewed NAFTA has potential to be a big three-way win for energy Calgary Herald http://calgaryherald.com/opinion/columnists/ambrose-renewed-nafta-has-potential-to-be-a-big-three-way-win-for-energy
  
1/24/2018 Mexico’s finance minister isn’t worried about a ‘plan B’ for NAFTA CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/24/mexicos-finance-minister-isnt-worried-about-a-plan-b-for-nafta.html
  
1/26/2018 Trump Is Still Threatening To Pull Out Of NAFTA – Except Maybe He Can’t HuffPost https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-nafta-withdraw_us_5a6a4e0be4b0ddb658c4dddf?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009
  
1/25/2018 Trump could burn his own farm state base with a NAFTA withdrawal CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/25/farm-states-where-trump-base-is-strong-could-feel-pain-without-nafta.html
  
1/26/2018 At NAFTA talks, Canada hails jet case as victory for free trade Reuters https://ca.reuters.com/article/businessNews/idCAKBN1FF1YW-OCABS
  
1/26/2018 WHEAT GROUPS IN CANADA, MEXICO, AND U.S. ASK FOR NAFTA UPDATE, NOT A BREAKUP Successful Farming https://www.agriculture.com/news/wheat-groups-in-canada-mexico-and-us-ask-for-nafta-update-not-breakup
  
1/26/2018 NAFTA critical for Mississippi’s economy Clarion Ledger https://www.clarionledger.com/story/opinion/columnists/2018/01/26/nafta-critical-mississippis-economy/1069033001/
  
1/28/2018 Vermont Exports To Mexico Could Take A Hit Should NAFTA Change VPR http://digital.vpr.net/post/vermont-exports-mexico-could-take-hit-should-nafta-change#stream/0
  
1/28/2018 U.S. lawmakers at NAFTA talks express optimism about modernizing trade pact Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta/u-s-lawmakers-at-nafta-talks-express-optimism-about-modernizing-trade-pact-idUSKBN1FH0QZ
  
1/26/2018 Mayors, Ambassadors Urge NAFTA Preservation as Talks Press On Transport Topics http://www.ttnews.com/articles/mayors-ambassadors-urge-nafta-preservation-talks-press
  
1/30/2018 Will State Of The Union Speech Answer Where Trump’s Trade Policies Stand? NPR https://www.npr.org/2018/01/30/581778733/will-state-of-the-union-speech-answer-where-trumps-trade-policies-stand
  
1/30/2018 Republicans seek to tame Trump on trade Poitico https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/30/state-union-trump-republicans-nafta-trade-374943
  
1/29/2018 Leaving Nafta Would Cost $50 Billion a Year WSJ https://www.wsj.com/articles/leaving-nafta-would-cost-50-billion-a-year-1517270369
  
1/29/2018 Don’t discard NAFTA — strengthen it Kansas City Start http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/guest-commentary/article197244134.html
  
1/30/2018 NAFTA ‘did not happen by accident,’ Mulroney says during defence of trade deal in Washington CBC http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/mulroney-defends-nafta-washington-1.4511024
  
1/28/2018 Brexit is a cautionary tale for NAFTA The Hill http://thehill.com/opinion/international/371086-brexit-is-a-cautionary-tale-for-nafta
  
1/30/2018 Nafta isn’t dead yet: Odds of U.S. exit recede, but negotiations still face big hurdles Market Watch https://www.marketwatch.com/story/nafta-isnt-dead-yet-odds-of-us-exit-recede-but-negotiations-still-face-big-hurdles-2018-01-30
  
2/1/2018 NAFTA Withdrawal Would Undermine Tax Reform Gains Reason http://reason.com/archives/2018/02/01/nafta-withdrawal-would-undermine-tax-ref
  
1/31/2018 Canada’s Freeland Says She’s Optimistic on Nafta Talks Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-31/freeland-optimistic-on-nafta-talks-as-significant-gaps-remain
  
1/31/2018 Farm-state Republicans are warning Trump: Don’t hurt us by fooling with NAFTA Post Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2018/01/31/Farm-state-Republicans-are-warning-Trump-Don-t-hurt-us-by-fooling-with-NAFTA/stories/201801300226
  
1/30/2018 NAFTA doesn’t need to be perfect: Mulroney iPolitics https://ipolitics.ca/2018/01/30/nafta-doesnt-need-perfect-mulroney/
  
2/1/2018 As NAFTA talks continue, your hamburger hangs in the balance The Denver Post https://www.denverpost.com/2018/02/01/nafta-affects-hamburger-price/
  
2/1/2018 Sens. Blunt and McCaskill are right: Missouri’s economy needs a modernized NAFTA The Kansas City Star http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/readers-opinion/guest-commentary/article197894209.html
  
1/30/2018 Texas GOP, Democrats unite to save NAFTA from Trump The Sacramento Bee http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/article197466469.html
  
1/25/2018 Global automakers urge Trump to keep NAFTA CGTN https://america.cgtn.com/2018/01/25/global-automakers-urge-trump-to-keep-nafta