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Above the Fold Modernizing NAFTA

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
Nicholas Pinchuk, CEO of Snap-On Inc., introduces President Trump who signed "Buy American" EOs. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

All national governments, to varying degrees, seek to protect their industrial sectors and labor workforces from foreign competition.

Christian Zur
Fourth of July

“Oh, say can you see” the benefits of trade.

U.S. Chamber Staff
14 million American jobs depend on trade with Canada and Mexico.
John G. Murphy
Kent, Ohio, USA: Dr. Albert Green, CEO of Kent Displays. for Faces of Trade.  Photo by Ian Wagreich / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Kent Displays makes a line of eWriter products under our Boogie Board label.
Michael Marinaccio