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NAFTA 2.0 Likely Not Done This Year

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

At the Thursday, May 17 deadline for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations, there isn’t an agreement in place and no end in sight to negotiations. Politico says divisions among negotiators from the U.S., Mexico, and Canada on difficult issues are driving a stake through the heart of President Donald Trump’s goal of signing a new agreement into …

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Lawmakers Renew Call for Completing NAFTA This Week

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee is echoing comments from House Speaker Paul Ryan, calling on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks to conclude in an agreement this week. That is if the Trump administration wants Congress to consider an updated NAFTA before the end of 2018. House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady says …

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Agriculture Secretary Perdue on NAFTA

Dan Trade

We told you earlier this week that the Trump Administration is working against the clock to get the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations done in time for a vote during this year’s December session of Congress. If the Administration wants a vote this year, the deadline is this Thursday, May 17. Southeast AgNet recently asked Secretary of Agriculture …

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NAFTA Clock Is Ticking

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The Trump Administration is working against the clock to get the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations done in time for a vote during this year’s December session of Congress. If the Administration wants a vote this year, the deadline is this Thursday, May 17. Politico says Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s deadline makes it uncertain whether or …

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Agri View: Agriculture Trade Problems

Dan Agri View, Trade

Everett Griner talks about trade problems in today’s Agri View. Everett discusses how this will affect export possibilities for the producers. Trade Problems Farmers were one of President Trump’s largest support groups in the last election. The problem he has created for all of them may possible change that in the next one. These embargoes. Changes in TPP, and NAFTA. …

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NAFTA Talks Continue This Week

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The Renegotiation effort of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) continues this week with all sides eager to finish the talks. Representatives from the United States, Canada and Mexico are pushing to finalize an updated agreement this week. However, as Bloomberg reports, several contentious issues remain unresolved as the talks have stretched over more than eight months, including dairy. …

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Lighthizer: NAFTA Deal Needed within the Next Few Weeks

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer this week said a North American Free Trade Agreement deal must be reached “within a week or two” of the next meeting of trade negotiators. Officials from the U.S., Canada and Mexico are scheduled to meet next week again to hammer out remaining details in the renegotiation effort. Lighthizer says negotiators must reach an agreement …

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Nothing New on NAFTA as Trump Extends Tariff Exemptions

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue this week said no news should be expected this week regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). That’s because Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is traveling to China, according to the Hagstrom report. The comments came as President Donald Trump had extended tariff exemption for another 30 days to Canada and Mexico as a permanent exemption …