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Mexico Considering Protections in NAFTA

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

A potential counterproposal by Mexico could limit pork leg imports from the United States under the North American Free Trade Agreement. As renegotiation efforts continue, Mexico may counter a proposal U.S. trade officials are considering that would give seasonal fruit and vegetable farmers added protection, according to Reuters. The U.S. is considering a proposal to protect certain products by making …

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NAFTA Round Two Concludes in Mexico City

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Round two of the renegotiation talks regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was largely uneventful, according to those included in the talks. While the U.S. is suggesting a deal can be completed by the end of this year, many see the slow progress as an indication of a much longer negotiation process. Mexico’s top agriculture official told Bloomberg, …

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Some Speculate Trump May Terminate NAFTA as a Negotiation Tactic

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Canada-based Global News reports U.S. President Donald Trump may terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to get more from Mexico and Canada during the ongoing renegotiation effort. Round two of the negotiations started Friday in Mexico City, Mexico. Most analysts believe the heated rhetoric is a negotiating tactic – but that doesn’t mean Trump won’t actually start the …

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Officials from Mexico Visited Washington After NAFTA Threats

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Two government officials from Mexico were in Washington D.C. earlier this week, following threats by President Donald Trump to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement. While Canada and Mexico have both dismissed Trump’s threats as a negotiating tactic, two officials traveled to Washington on what the Mexican Government called a “pre-planned” trip. A source in the foreign ministry of …

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Mexico Won’t Negotiate NAFTA Via Twitter

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Mexico declared over the weekend the nation would not negotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement via social media. The announcement followed another post on Twitter by President Donald Trump calling NAFTA the “worst deal ever made.” Trump wrote on Twitter that Canada and Mexico were being “very difficult” and suggested he “may have to terminate” the trade agreement. Many …

U.S. and Mexican Dairy Industries Make United Call

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release, Trade

The U.S. and Mexican dairy industries released a unified list of priorities today that includes modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to solidify their strong dairy market partnership, and addressing concerns about Canadian and European dairy policies. A list of nine shared priorities was agreed upon Thursday at a second annual summit meeting here between leaders of the …

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NAFTA Nations Sign Non-Disclosure Agreement

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The U.S., Canada, and Mexico signed non-disclosure agreements before negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement got underway. Officials from Mexico last week confirmed the non-disclosure agreements to Reuters, which reports that the first round of talks this month concluded with signs of deep division on key issues. Per the non-disclosure agreements, each government is barred from distributing texts, …

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Farm Trade Expert Says Trump “Playing With Fire” on NAFTA Comments

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

A farm trade expert says President Trump is “playing with fire” with his comments at a Phoenix rally Tuesday that he’s more likely to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement Major farm groups are reluctant or declining to comment on President Trump’s latest threat to withdraw from NAFTA, altogether. But former Department of Agriculture trade advisor in the Bill …

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Trump NAFTA Comments Worrisome to Agriculture

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

President Donald Trump told a crowd in Arizona earlier this week regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement talks that “I don’t think we can make a deal,” putting billions of dollars of agricultural exports in jeopardy. However, Reuters says Mexico and Canada dismissed Trump’s threat, describing it as a negotiating tactic designed to gain an advantage during the negotiation …