US And Canada Working Furiously To Come To NAFTA Agreement


The U.S. and Canada are working furiously to reach an agreement by Sunday, a self-imposed deadline to complete an updated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

President Trump was prepared to give up on the weekend deadline with Canada because the United States and its largest trading partner still had major issues left to resolve.

Behind the scenes, U.S. and Canadian trade negotiators had been pushing forward on talks all week. Then on Saturday, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland canceled her scheduled speech before the United Nations to head back to Ottawa to work with her trade team.

The nations are rushing to complete the three-nation deal so it can be signed by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto before he leaves office on Dec. 1.

Read more at The Hill.



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