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CBP POE Update on Southern Border

CBP POE Update on Southern Border A little over 4 months ago, President Trump threatened to close the border between the United States and Mexico, which would significantly impact international trade between the two countries.  In response and ever since the announcement, leadership from the […]

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USMCA Legislation Waits as White House, Congress Continue Talks

USMCA Legislation Waits as White House, Congress Continue Talks Delays to be Expected An agreement was made last fall between the three countries (U.S, Mexico, and Canada) to enter into a trilateral trade that would better help the North American workers and economies.  The implementation […]

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Mexico is the First Country to Ratify USMCA

Mexico is the First Country to Ratify USMCA On June 19, 2019 the Mexican Senate approved T-MEC, Mexico’s acronym for USMCA, with an overwhelming majority of 114 votes in favor and only 4 against.  The agreement will now be sent to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) […]

USMCA Training

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 President/COO 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 […]

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Tariffs on Imports from Mexico will not go into effect

Imports from Mexico will not go into effect Good news for shippers importing goods from Mexico.  Announced tariffs on imports from Mexico have been postponed indefinitely and will not go into effect.  On Friday, May 7, 2019, “Mexico agreed to step up efforts to stem […]

USMCA Trade Agreement

USMCA Trade Agreement Last fall, the United States, Mexico, and Canada came to agreement on a trilateral trade that will better benefit North American workers. This trade agreement sprouted after renegotiating NAFTA which, Trump stated to be the “worst trade deal ever.” The new agreement […]

North America Trade Update

North American Regional Trade Update

North American Regional Trade Update An event you won’t want to miss On Monday, May 13, 2019, Scarbrough’s Southern Border operations Manager, Samuel Camarillo, will participate as a guest speaker in a North America Regional Trade Update in Kansas City.  The panel speakers will present […]

USMCA Enforcement TImeline

USMCA Enforcement Timeline

USMCA Enforcement Timeline USMCA is not a done deal until it clears some legislative hurdles. On November 30, 2018, the leaders of the United States, Canada, and Mexico signed the US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA), modernizing the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  Before the […]

When will the USMCA be enforced?

When will the USMCA be enforced? On November 30, 2018, U.S., Mexican, and Canadian leaders signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement at this year’s G-20 meeting.   The USMCA must be ratified by each country’s legislature. As a result, it wouldn’t go into effect until 2020.  President Trump has repeatedly suggested that he may unilaterally […]

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. […]