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Vague trade plan after Trump's tough talk - 89.3 KPCC;

Vague trade plan after Trump's tough talk - 89.3 KPCC

89.3 KPCCVague trade plan after Trump's tough talk89.3 KPCCFile: In this Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 photo, workers at one of maquiladoras of the TECMA group prepare to raise the U.S. flag along with the Mexican and TECMA flags in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. TECMA currently has 14 maquiladora plants in Ciudad Juarez.and more »

Trump's NAFTA Flexibility Is Good News To Democrat Henry Cuellar - KUOW News and Information;

Trump's NAFTA Flexibility Is Good News To Democrat Henry Cuellar - KUOW News and Information

KUOW News and InformationTrump's NAFTA Flexibility Is Good News To Democrat Henry CuellarKUOW News and InformationDuring the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump famously criticized NAFTA as the “worst trade deal ever signed in this country.” President Trump is now taking a somewhat softer line on NAFTA. A draft letter from the White House emerged this week ...and more »

Trump Trade Actions More Measured Than Campaign Talk, Goals Unclear - TheStreet.com;

Trump Trade Actions More Measured Than Campaign Talk, Goals Unclear - TheStreet.com

TheStreet.comTrump Trade Actions More Measured Than Campaign Talk, Goals UnclearTheStreet.comThe Trump administration is moving on trade, but it's not quite clear exactly where it's headed. Emily Stewart. Follow. Mar 31, 2017 4:31 PM EDT. The Trump administration is moving on trade, but it's not quite clear exactly where it's headed. President ...and more »

Trump administration draft shows modest NAFTA tweaks - Colorado Springs Gazette

Trump administration draft shows modest NAFTA tweaksColorado Springs GazetteWASHINGTON - Far from the sweeping trade overhaul that Donald Trump promised on the campaign trail, his administration is considering a surprisingly modest revamp of the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a draft letter provided to ...and more »

Bill Owens: Trump's Canadian Teeter-Totter - WAMC

Bill Owens: Trump's Canadian Teeter-TotterWAMCWe are all familiar with the children's playground equipment known as a teeter-totter. As I pondered Mr. Trump's Canadian policy, that toy came to mind. During the presidential campaign, Mr. Trump touted the fact that he would tear up NAFTA or ...and more »

Trump's gamble: Mexico could actually gain more from a NAFTA redo - PRI;

Trump's gamble: Mexico could actually gain more from a NAFTA redo - PRI

PRITrump's gamble: Mexico could actually gain more from a NAFTA redoPRIA Mexican demonstrator holds a corn cob on "Día Nacional del Maíz" (National Corn Day). Mexicans have an expression: "sin maíz, no hay país” (without corn, there is no country). Mexico has been increasingly reliant on US imports since NAFTA took effect.and more »

Another Trump promise bites the dust - Washington Post (blog);

Another Trump promise bites the dust - Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)Another Trump promise bites the dustWashington Post (blog)“I'm going to rip up those trade deals,” Donald Trump promised when he was campaigning for president, and about no deal was he more emphatic than the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), signed by George H.W. Bush and ratified under Bill ...and more »

What Trump's intriguing NAFTA changes say about his other promises - Yahoo Finance;

What Trump's intriguing NAFTA changes say about his other promises - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo FinanceWhat Trump's intriguing NAFTA changes say about his other promisesYahoo FinanceTrump has a working lunch with billionaire and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, to his left. Ross along with National Trade Council director Peter Navarro have pressed for firmer trade policies. Source: AP. More. President Donald Trump took a hard ...and more »

US risks alienating Mexico - Financial Times;

US risks alienating Mexico - Financial Times

Financial TimesUS risks alienating MexicoFinancial TimesThere are two conflicting narratives emerging from Washington on US relations with Mexico. One calls for a hard line that risks alienating Mexico; the other is a more constructive effort involving detailed negotiations on the troika of security, trade ...and more »

Trump Administration Now Seeking More Modest Changes to NAFTA - The Truth About Cars (blog);

Trump Administration Now Seeking More Modest Changes to NAFTA - The Truth About Cars (blog)

The Truth About Cars (blog)Trump Administration Now Seeking More Modest Changes to NAFTAThe Truth About Cars (blog)Despite the president calling the pact the “worst deal” in history throughout his campaign and hinting his goal was to abandon the agreement, the White House intends to keep numerous provisions while seeking more moderate changes. Among the more ...and more »

To Those Who Trusted Him on Trade, Trump Prepares 'Punch in the Face' - Common Dreams;

To Those Who Trusted Him on Trade, Trump Prepares 'Punch in the Face' - Common Dreams

Common DreamsTo Those Who Trusted Him on Trade, Trump Prepares 'Punch in the Face'Common DreamsPresident Donald Trump's plans for what he once called the "worst trade deal" are far from sweeping. (Photo: Michael Vadon/flickr/cc). In yet another broken promise, President Donald Trump appears to be walking back his campaign rhetoric on the North ...and more »

Trump backs away from softer NAFTA stand - The Japan News

Trump backs away from softer NAFTA standThe Japan NewsBloomberg WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — The White House backed away from an administration letter to key members of Congress suggesting that U.S. President Donald Trump is softening his protectionist stance on NAFTA and instead seeking modest ...and more »

Analysis: Trump just kicked off NAFTA renegotiation. History tells us how that will go. - The Spokesman-Review;

Analysis: Trump just kicked off NAFTA renegotiation. History tells us how that will go. - The Spokesman-Review

The Spokesman-ReviewAnalysis: Trump just kicked off NAFTA renegotiation. History tells us how that will go.The Spokesman-ReviewTeamsters union members hold signs that reads, “NAFTA kills,” during a news conference by congressmen and union leaders against the cross-border trucking program Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, in San Diego. (Gregory Bull / Associated Press). By Amanda ...and more »

Area leaders react to Trump's NAFTA letter - Valley morning Star;

Area leaders react to Trump's NAFTA letter - Valley morning Star

Valley morning StarArea leaders react to Trump's NAFTA letterValley morning StarIn this Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 photo, trucks move along Interstate 35, in Laredo, Texas. Donald Trump's campaign promise to abandon the North American Free Trade Agreement helped win over Rust Belt voters who felt left behind by globalization. But U.S. ...and more »

Mexico Looks Beyond USA for Corn Imports - RW Freight

Mexico Looks Beyond USA for Corn ImportsRW FreightIn response to widespread concern over the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) under the Trump administration, Mexico proposes to reduce ties to U.S. agriculture and look for new exporting partners. After indications of a ...and more »

NAFTA Renegotiation Guidelines Lack Details - MarketPulse (blog);

NAFTA Renegotiation Guidelines Lack Details - MarketPulse (blog)

MarketPulse (blog)NAFTA Renegotiation Guidelines Lack DetailsMarketPulse (blog)The Trump administration has submitted a vague set of guidelines to Congress for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada, disappointing those who wanted a major overhaul of a decades-old trade deal that Trump ...and more »

Of Tweets And Trade - New York Times (blog)

Of Tweets And TradeNew York Times (blog)Is anything ever going to happen on trade, Trump's signature issue other than immigration? As Matt Yglesias notes, so far almost nothing has. Bloomberg tells us that companies are back to the usual business of moving jobs to Mexico, after a brief ...and more »

US manufacturing jobs still heading to Mexico despite Trump bluster - Asia Times;

US manufacturing jobs still heading to Mexico despite Trump bluster - Asia Times

Asia TimesUS manufacturing jobs still heading to Mexico despite Trump blusterAsia TimesManufacturing jobs in Mexico grew 3.2% in January, while dropping 0.3% in the US. It's no surprise as wages in Mexico are approximately one fifth of what employers pay in the US. Bloomberg writes on US companies' continued reliance on Mexican ...and more »

Donald Trump's renegotiation of NAFTA is pure cronyism and protectionism - Rare.us;

Donald Trump's renegotiation of NAFTA is pure cronyism and protectionism - Rare.us

Rare.usDonald Trump's renegotiation of NAFTA is pure cronyism and protectionismRare.usPresident Donald Trump claimed repeatedly on the campaign trail that the United States is being beaten in trade. His favorite trade deal to rail against is NAFTA, ratified in 1993 by the U.S., Canada and Mexico. NAFTA opponents claim the deal has led ...and more »

Monthly Media Roundup: Violent Crime And NAFTA Are Biggest Concerns For Mexico - Forbes;

Monthly Media Roundup: Violent Crime And NAFTA Are Biggest Concerns For Mexico - Forbes

ForbesMonthly Media Roundup: Violent Crime And NAFTA Are Biggest Concerns For MexicoForbesMarch has been an interesting month in Mexico. Donald Trump's disastrous deal to replace Obamacare was seen as evidence that Trump will struggle to transform his grandiose campaign rhetoric into legislation and policy. Investors are starting to believe ...and more »