NAFTA Priorities Outlined By US

Wochit Headline News - July 18, 2017

On Monday the United States outlined its priorities for renegotiating the NAFTA trade agreement.

The country said it would focus on ensuring better access for U.S.

goods exported to Canada and Mexico in order to reduce the U.S. trade deficit.

The priorities were laid out in a document sent to Congress for revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement. U.S.

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration would strive to eliminate unfair subsidies and market-distorting trade practices.

Lighthizer said in a statement, "Too many Americans have been hurt by closed factories, exported jobs, and broken political promises.".

Advertisement

Recent related news

U.S., Canada and Mexico are leaving the latest round of Nafta talks to lower- level officials, reflecting how negotiations to remake the pact are focusing on...
6 days ago • Wall Street Journal
Bob Troyer, who has been acting U.S. attorney for Colorado for more than a year, now gets to hang onto the job a while longer. Troyer β€” previously first...
4 days ago • bizjournals
The vision statement for U.S. Club Soccer is pretty ambitious for an organization with some 500,000 youth participants and 70,000 registered coaches: β€œU.S....
2 days ago • L.A. Times
ISTANBUL (AP) β€” Turkey’s state news agency says prosecutors have launched an investigation into the U.S. attorneys trying a Turkish-Iranian businessman for...
3 days ago • Seattle Times
TOKYO (AP) β€” Asian shares fell in muted trading Monday ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S., as gloom carried over from Friday's retreat on Wall...
2 days ago • SeattlePI.com
WASHINGTON (AP) β€” The U.S. military says it killed more than 100 militants in an airstrike on an extremist group’s camp in Somalia. U.S. Africa Command said...
8 hours ago • Seattle Times

You might like