Pelosi: We are close on a new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico

Negotiators from the UNITED states and Canada, on Tuesday to Mexico to get the last details of the trade agreement in place. U.s. and canadian officials are f

Pelosi: We are close on a new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico

Negotiators from the UNITED states and Canada, on Tuesday to Mexico to get the last details of the trade agreement in place.

U.s. and canadian officials are flying on Tuesday to Mexico City to work on the last details of a new free trade agreement.

the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, said Monday evening local time, that she expects that the last changes are in place in the agreement between the UNITED states, Mexico and Canada by Tuesday.

She hopes to pave the way for this agreement to be approved by the UNITED states Congress before the end of the year.

- We are close. We are not completely finished yet, but we are within easy reach, she says.

President of the Donald Trumps of the administration and the Democrats in the House of Representatives is nearing an agreement after several days of intense negotiations in Mexico.

the UNITED states trade representative Robert Lighthizer, and the senior adviser in The White House, Jared Kushner, who also is Trumps son-in-law, flies under the plan to Mexico City on Tuesday to try to get the final details in place.

They will be joined by the canadian deputy prime minister, Chrystia Freeland, discloses a spokesman for the Freeland.

Mexico was in June of this year the first of the three countries to approve the agreement, which will replace the current north american free trade agreement, Nafta, in 1994.

The new agreement has been given the name of the UNITED states-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

the trade agreement was signed on 30. november last year ahead of a G20 summit.

at the Time, called the Donald Trump of the agreement as an "exemplary agreement, which forever changes the handelslandskabet".

Conversely, he has called Nafta "a bad deal" for the UNITED states.

the Signing of the agreement in november was primarily symbolic, since it must be approved by the three countries ' respective parliaments.

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Updated Date: 10 December 2019, 07:00

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