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

File: 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.

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

During 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Trump administration draft shows modest NAFTA tweaks - Colorado Springs Gazette

WASHINGTON - 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 ...

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

We 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 ...

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

A 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.

Another Trump promise bites the dust - Washington 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 ...

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

Trump 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 ...

US risks alienating Mexico - Financial Times

There 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 ...

Trump Administration Now Seeking More Modest Changes to NAFTA - The 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 ...

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

President 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 ...

Trump backs away from softer NAFTA stand - The Japan News

Bloomberg 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 ...

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

Teamsters 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 ...

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

In 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. ...

Mexico Looks Beyond USA for Corn Imports - RW Freight

In 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 ...

NAFTA Renegotiation Guidelines Lack Details - MarketPulse (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 ...

Of Tweets And Trade - New 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 ...

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

Manufacturing 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 ...

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

President 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 ...

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

March 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 ...