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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Periodic review of new US trade deal required

WASHINGTON — The Latest on a U.S. trade agreement with Mexico (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Trump administration says an “understanding” to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement omits a provision Canada and Mexico opposed after the U.S. proposed it. Instead, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (LYT’-hy-zur) says periodic reviews will be required … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Periodic review of new US trade deal required

WASHINGTON | US and Mexico near deal that would set path for NAFTA revamp

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration and Mexico have reached a preliminary accord to end the North American Free Trade Agreement and replace it with a deal that the administration wants to be more favorable to the United States. President Donald Trump, in announcing the tentative agreement Monday at the White House, said a new deal … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US and Mexico near deal that would set path for NAFTA revamp

NEW YORK | Stocks rise as US and Mexico move toward trade deal

NEW YORK — Global markets are rising Monday as the U.S. and Mexico prepare to announce a trade agreement. In the U.S., industrial and basic materials companies, banks and technology companies are rising. Automakers are climbing as investors hope the agreement will prevent tariffs on imported cars. Stocks had finished at record highs Friday. On … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks rise as US and Mexico move toward trade deal

MEXICO CITY | The Latest: Trump sees ‘good’ ties with Mexico’s new leader

MEXICO CITY — The Latest on Mexico’s presidential election (all times local): 1:30 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump is predicting a positive relationship with Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.   Trump says he “had a lot of good conversation” with the leftist leader Monday for about 30 minutes, a day after Lopez Obrador’s victory. … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | The Latest: Trump sees ‘good’ ties with Mexico’s new leader

BERLIN | Mexico’s Pena Nieto optimistic on NAFTA overhaul talks

BERLIN | April 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Mexico’s president has said at a trade fair in Germany that he’s optimistic about reaching a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement. President Enrique Pena Nieto and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday opened the annual Hannover Messe fair, where Mexico is this year’s guest country. … Continue reading BERLIN | Mexico’s Pena Nieto optimistic on NAFTA overhaul talks

PALM BEACH, Fla. | Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

PALM BEACH, Fla.  | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)President Donald Trump, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday they had failed to reach a deal that would exempt Japan from new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, as Abe had wanted. Instead, the leaders announced they had agreed to start talks on a new “free, fair and … Continue reading PALM BEACH, Fla. | Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan