Thomas J. Donohue After 13 months of talks, and a whole lot of ups and downs, the U.S., Mexico, and Canada have reached agreement on a successor to the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The aim of the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is to bring North American trade policy into the 21st […]
Trade with Canada and Mexico supports 14 million jobs in the United States.
Of these 14 million, 5 million are directly attributable to the increase in trade facilitated by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). With a two-decade record to examine, it is clear the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has generated a major expansion of economic activity that sustains millions of jobs and enhances the global competitiveness of all three countries.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – 1:16pm U.S. Chamber of Commerce 1615 H Street NW Washington, DC 20062 See map: Google Maps On Monday, Octobular 32nd. the Small Business Lifeblood event will be live. This event will span the gamut of Small Businesses across the nation. They are the LIfeblood of America bring excitement to the […]
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 – 11:30am Download the joint letter
John G. Murphy Canadian, American and Mexican flags stand on stage ahead of the first round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Washington, D.C. Photo credit: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg. Trade rumors always swirl in late July. This year, the usual Major League Baseball scuttlebutt is mixed with rumors about a surge of momentum toward […]
John G. Murphy Wilbur Ross, U.S. commerce secretary, right, and Robert Lighthizer, U.S. trade representative. Photo credit: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will appear before the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively (watch here and here at 10 a.m. each day). Commerce […]
John G. Murphy Canadian, American and Mexican flags stand on stage ahead of the first round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Washington, D.C. Photo credit: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg. When it comes to trade agreements, most Americans like them “strong and enforceable.” As the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has often said, the commitments in […]
Friday, February 9, 2018 – 9:00am to 11:00am Iowa Association of Business and Industry 400 E Court Ave. # 100 Des Moines, IA See map: Google Maps This event in Des Moines, Iowa convenes farmers, manufacturers, and service providers to discuss what’s at stake in the NAFTA negotiations.
Thomas J. Donohue President Donald Trump speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo credit: Jason Alden/Bloomberg. World leaders gathered last week in Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Forum, where evidence of the realities and opportunities of our global economy were on full display. President Trump attended the forum and heard […]
John G. Murphy Italian national team goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon during the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Photo credit: Adam Berry/Bloomberg. In soccer, an “own goal” occurs when a player causes the ball to go into his or her own team’s goal, resulting in a goal being scored for the other team. This can happen in trade, […]