Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Trump’s Trade Pullout Roils Rural America 

After the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, other nations launch 27 separate negotiations to undercut U.S. exporters.

Read: Trump’s Trade Pullout Roils Rural America – POLITICO Magazine

 

 

 

 

U.S. lays out objectives for NAFTA renegotiations 

The Trump administration on Monday unveiled its highly anticipated plans for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Read: U.S. lays out objectives for NAFTA renegotiations – LA Times

 

NAFTA Plunges 20M Mexicans into Poverty: Report | 

“There should be a serious discussion of what went wrong for Mexico, as well as for the United States,” CEPR co-director Mark Weisbrot said.

Mexico’s so-called “prosperity” under the North American Free Trade Agreement, NAFTA, over the past 23 years has actually seen a shocking 20 million people fall into poverty in the country, according to a report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, CEPR.

Source: NAFTA Plunges 20M Mexicans into Poverty: Report | News | teleSUR English

Trump says Republican border tax could boost U.S. jobs: Reuters

In a Reuters interview, President Donald Trump said he supports some form of a border tax, without offering specifics.

Source: Trump says Republican border tax could boost U.S. jobs: Reuters