USMCA, the revamped North American trade pact, launches under growing threat of disputes

The revamped trade pact between the United States, Canada and Mexico taking effect on Wednesday was meant to create a kind of fortress North America, boosting the region’s competitiveness – but cracks were already starting to show in the foundation.As the deal kicks in, the Trump administration was threatening Canada with new aluminium tariffs, and a prominent Mexican labour activist has been jailed, underscoring concerns about crucial labour reforms in the replacement for the 26-year-old North… …read more

Source:: SCMP – United States & Canada

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