USMCA Signing

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New NAFTA & Update on Tariffs

Stalled, Standby and Steaming Ahead? Written by Daniel D. Ujczo, Practice Group Chair – Intl & Regional Practices, Dickinson Wright Posted September 17, 2018 Section 301 China Tariffs   USTR issued two announcements on Monday, September 17 relating to the Section 301 tariffs.  Steaming Ahead USTR announced […]

NAFTA Talks Make Progress

Moving Forward NAFTA talks are making progress after a long night of talks between The United States and Canada, which is a bit of a turnaround from past weeks where President Trump has threatened to move forward with a bilateral deal with Mexico only, in […]

NAFTA Renovation

The Clock is Ticking Written by Daniel D. Ujczo, Practice Group Chair – Intl & Regional Practices, Dickinson Wright Posted August 31, 2018 As Dickinson Wright predicted in a series of prior NAFTA briefing notes (see below), the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer issued […]