A new NAFTA – USMCA

Join us during a question/answer forum with the President of NASCO, International Trade Law Attorney from Dickinson-Wright LLP, and Executive Vice President of Scarbrough International, Ltd. Learn about the new North American agreement, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). What changes were made? How does it benefit each country involved? What can we expect from it? […]

Trump wants to cancel the old NAFTA

Will NAFTA be canceled before the new USMCA is implemented? President Trump left the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires with some big stuff.  A new China trade truce, the signing of USMCA, and a comment to cancel the old NAFTA ahead of the new pact. A New China Truce One of the biggest moves in […]

USMCA Signed by United States, Mexico, Canada

USMCA is Official It is official! Friday, November 30, 2018, neighboring country leaders, United States President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto were able to come together in Buenos Aires, Argentina during sidelines of the G20 Summit and sign a newly renovated NAFTA.  The new agreement is now […]

USMCA Signing Tomorrow

An Underwhelming Event The G-20 Leaders Summit occurs tomorrow, November 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires and from what I have read, so far there will not be a large planned ceremony.  In fact, according to CBC News, one day before the Summit begins, “Officials don’t know yet who will sign the pact. And they haven’t […]

USMCA will be Signed in Buenos Aires

G-20 Summit on November 30 According to Politico.com, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo, said, “The U.S., Mexico and Canada will sign the revamped NAFTA deal on Nov. 30 on the sidelines of the G-20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, even if U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum remain in place — but he expressed […]

Will there be a USMCA Signing Party?

Canada says No. Not with Trudeau present anyway. Canada’s ambassador in Washington says Prime Minster Justin Trudeau will not be taking part in any sort of signing ceremony alongside President Trump if steel and aluminum tariffs aren’t lifted first.   According to CBC Canada, “Trudeau told CNN on Tuesday that Canada is not considering backing out […]

21st Century Border Action Plan • USA and Canada

U.S.-Canada Border Improvements The North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO), in partnership with the Business Council of Canada, created the 21st Century Border Action Plan for the U.S.-Canada border. This collaboration recommends regulators on both sides of the Canada-US border prioritize short term recommendations to provide significant improvements to North American supply chains over longer […]

NASCO supports North American Trade, Scarbrough Supports NASCO

Congrats on the USMCA Scarbrough International, Ltd. just came back from a weekend full of excitement at the NASCO Reunion in Canada. And sure enough, even more excitement after the announcement of the new USMCA! NASCO released a statement applauding the new USMCA, also reiterating its desire to continue to improve and strengthen North American […]

The new NAFTA, USMCA

U.S., Mexico and Canada create the USMCA  Canada and the U.S. reach an agreement on North American trade after talks this weekend, and Canada will officially be signing a new NAFTA with U.S. and Mexico, bringing the revamp of the North American Trade Agreement to life.  In fact, the new deal has a new name:  […]

Summary of The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Written by Daniel D. Ujczo, Practice Group Chair – Intl & Regional Practices, Dickinson Wright Posted September 30, 2018 The United States, Canada, and Mexico reached a trilateral agreement as part of the renovation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018.  Preliminarily styled the United States-Mexico-Canada […]