Free Trade Agreements

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has issued Uniform Regulations to provide guidance on interpretation, application, and administration of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) Agreement.  Topics covered include: Origin Procedures Textile and Apparel Goods Customs Administration and Trade Facilitation To view the Uniform Regulations, click here. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has also issued […]

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will enter into force on July 1, 2020 after the three countries reported that they have taken all necessary measures to implement and comply with their commitments. The Trump administration announced the effective date despite calls from many North American business leaders that […]

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Although the United States (US) chief negotiator for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer believes the recent round of negotiations made “some progress,” the agreement’s future remains in doubt. Some multinational corporations are already planning for the US to depart from the deal. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced to move […]

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