Learn About USMCA at the Massachusetts Export Expo

Posted by Paris Riley

Any time a new free trade agreement is announced there are always questions that arise, especially when it comes to replacing a longstanding agreement like NAFTA. If you're attending the Massachusetts Export Expo tomorrow then you're in luck!

Join Amber Road's very own Suzanne Richer, director of our trade advisory practice, for US Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) & Trends for U.S. Free Trade Policy tomorrow at 11 a.m. in Room 4.

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Topics: Free Trade Agreements

NAFTA 2.0 – Round Two of Negotiations

Posted by Jonathan Dicks

The second round of the NAFTA Modernization negotiations concluded on September 5th in Mexico City. Although progress was declared by the three parties, they have chosen to postpone discussions of major sticking points. The second round of negotiations included tabling two dozen drafts for a modernized NAFTA agreement.

Chief U.S. negotiator and US Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, concluded the second round on a conciliatory note. In his closing statement, Lighthizer indicated that the United States, Mexico, and Canada “found mutual agreement on many important issues.”

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Topics: Free Trade Agreements

NAFTA 2.0 – Round One of Negotiations

Posted by Jonathan Dicks

The first round of negotiation meetings of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) 2.0 were held in Washington D.C. on August 16-20, 2017. The negotiating parties convened to modernize the NAFTA agreement (implemented in 1994) at the request of the Trump Administration. Trump has repeatedly threatened to withdraw from the Agreement, unless new terms (favorable to the U.S.) are struck.

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Topics: Free Trade Agreements, Trade Regulatory Content, Export Compliance, Import Compliance

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