Sunday, September 30, 2018

A U.S. - Canada NAFTA Agreement Today?

The Hill: US and Canada working furiously to come to NAFTA agreement

The U.S. and Canada are working furiously to reach an agreement by Sunday, a self-imposed deadline to complete an updated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

President Trump was prepared to give up on the weekend deadline with Canada because the United States and its largest trading partner still had major issues left to resolve.

Instead, the White House and Mexico on Friday held off on releasing the text of a Mexico-only deal as negotiations ramped up between the U.S. and Canada in a effort to meet the deadline.

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WNU Editor: It is the Canadian side that is pushing the news story that a NAFTA agreement may be reached today. I do not share this optimism, but the deadline is today, and they surprise us by announcing an agreement later tonight (or first thing tomorrow morning).

More News On Reports That Canada And the U.S. May Reach A NAFTA Agreement Today

Canada and U.S. close to reaching NAFTA deal this weekend, but key sticking points remain -- National Post/Bloomberg
Canada, U.S. make progress in bid to save NAFTA, no deal yet: sources -- Reuters
US, Canada likely to conclude NAFTA talks this weekend: report -- FOX News
Canada's race against time with US to reach NAFTA deal -- AFP
The NAFTA deadline is Sunday. What happens if there’s no deal? -- VOX

1 comment:

Americanadian soldier said...

Hope it happens but I don’t see Tredeau giving up his french dairy. Would be nice to have a prime minister that fights for Canada like Justin fights for Quebec.