With Tuesday's approval of the north american countries to replace the Nafta agreement from 1994.
top officials of the UNITED states, Canada and Mexico on Tuesday signed a new free trade agreement.
The typing of several international news agencies.
the Agreement was formally approved by the three north american countries at a ceremony in Mexico City.
It can be the last step on the way to the president of the UNITED states Donald Trumps efforts to replace the Nafta agreement from 1994.
Donald Trump has long criticized the Nafta agreement to cost many jobs in the UNITED states.
Mexico's president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, was the host at Tuesday's ceremony. Canada's deputy prime minister, Chrystia Freeland, was also with, and for the UNITED states, attended trade representative Robert Lighthizer.
the Latter calls it a "miracle" that actors from both sides of the political spectrum have agreed on a deal.
The canadian deputy prime minister calls the agreement a "victory for multilateralism".
- We have achieved this together, at a time when it is becoming increasingly difficult to enter into trade agreements around the world, she says, according to news agency Reuters.
Mexico was in June of this year the first of the three countries to approve the agreement.
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.
recent weeks have the Democrats negotiated with Trump administration and Mexico on the last details of the agreement.
The democratic chairman of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, is satisfied with the result.
- The (the agreement-ed.) is infinitely better than the one that was first presented by the administration, she says.
She believes, therefore, that the time is ripe to vote on the agreement in the House of Representatives.
/ritzau/Date Of Update: 11 December 2019, 00:00