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USMCA Replaces NAFTA

After thirteen months of negotiations, the U.S., Mexico, and Canada have created a new trade agreement called the “United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement” (USMCA) on October 1, 2018.

What is the USMCA?

The USMCA is the new trade agreement that builds on and modifies the trade policies created in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which was signed in 1994. The purpose of the USMCA is to align the trade agreement with the current trade environment. Various industries may experience changes due to the USMCA, which could eventually affect individual consumers. […]

Will A Transatlantic Trade War Put the American Agricultural Industry At Risk?

Re-posted with Permission by the Southeast Produce Weekly.

Since March of this year, talk of increased tariffs has prompted rifts both in the United States and abroad. Following the U.S. departure from the G-7 Summit without signing the Communique, along with President Trump’s tariff Tweets, historic trading partners are now posturing themselves as adversaries while the possibility of a multi-front trade war increases. […]

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