If we want to keep displaced people from seeking safety in the U.S. and Mexico, we must proactively help countries in South and Central America to develop better governments and economies.
The slogan for this new NAFTA, founded in old North American policies, is simple: rather than free trade, free movement — fair trade, fair movement.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
"One by one we are keeping the promises I made to the American people during my campaign for president," Trump said during a celebratory announcement.
President Trump has offered tough talk and mixed signals on the future of NAFTA. On Thursday, Mr. Trump said he agreed to give the trade agreement another shot, while leaving open the possibility that the U.S. might yet withdraw if…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said he has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, but could still withdraw if he concludes a renegotiated pact is…
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on some lumber imported from Canada has escalated tensions between the two countries, drawing a firm response from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. William Brangham speaks with The Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip about…
By Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Euijin Jung
Withdrawal from Trans-Pacific Partnership, renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement and launching trade actions against China ensure political headlines, but they will not make much difference to the global U.S. trade deficit. Nor will they bring more jobs…
There is little to gain and much to lose by using a border tax adjustment as either a punitive import tariff or a policy designed to finance a border wall.
By PBS NewsHour
President Donald Trump announced this week his plan to renegotiate NAFTA, a free trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, citing a loss of jobs in the U.S. But many business owners and politicians in Texas, which shares a border with…
Ultimately, trade policies based on deals and short-term political advantage will not only damage U.S. relations with Mexico and our other trading partners, but fail to enhance the employment or living standards of the working classes that elected him.
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