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Above the Fold Modernizing NAFTA

North America Connected

A region-wide commitment in support of the innovative and creative sectors will benefit all three economies.

Patrick Kilbride
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer speaks during a news conference Wednesday at the start of NAFTA renegotiations in Washington. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP

Jodi Hanson Bond
Workers load a segment of drilling equipment onto a truck at Ellicott Dredges.
Many small businesses across the country have benefited – and continue to benefit – greatly from NAFTA.
J.D. Harrison
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Twenty-five years ago this week, negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) were concluded.

John G. Murphy
Pork producer Max Schmidt feeds 8-month-old gilts, or young female hogs, on his farm in Elma, Iowa.

A successfully modernized trade agreement will mean more opportunities for American companies, farmers, ranchers, and workers.

Sean Hackbarth
Robert Lighthizer, U.S. trade representative shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence after being sworn in. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

U.S. firms’ investments abroad bring real benefits to Americans, including on the jobs front

John G. Murphy

As the debate over NAFTA heats up, the Chamber stands firm in its commitment to preserving the agreement.

Thomas J. Donohue
David Icker, VP of Finance, Air Tractor
The Texas company makes and sells agricultural and forestry firefighting airplanes to 20 countries, including Canada, Australia, and Chile.
Michael Marinaccio