Nafta negotiators extend talks, delaying its potential demise
The countries disagree on issues like the percentage of a product that has to be made in the US and if Nafta should expire every 5 years
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 - 5:50 AM
From left: Canada's foreign minister Ms Freeland, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexico's economic secretary Mr Guajardo, making statements to the media after a Nafta trilateral ministerial press event in Washington, on Tuesday.
UNTIL Tuesday, the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) looked like it might be headed for a quick demise. Now, it could be headed for a slow, painful one.
The US, Canada and Mexico said on Tuesday that they would extend Nafta negotiations into next year, with the...