Modernizing NAFTA

As the Trump Administration works to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), American companies of every size, sector, and state have been reassessing the agreement’s importance.

Modernizing NAFTA

Above the FoldApr 16, 2018 - 8:00am
American dairy farmers depend on NAFTA markets. What happens when those markets are gone?

Already in the Crosshairs, How a NAFTA Pullout May Push Michigan Dairy Farmers Over the Edge

Ken Nobis has been a farmer for 50 years. He can't remember a time when the stakes have been so high.

Above the FoldFeb 28, 2018 - 9:00am
Arizona state flag

How One Border State is Paving the Way for NAFTA-Powered Jobs and Growth

A new NAFTA must be built through a practical and business-savvy modernization.

Above the FoldFeb 14, 2018 - 1:15pm
Supercritical fluid extraction equipment.

30 Years, 300 Jobs: How One Immigrant Entrepreneur Built a Booming Pittsburgh Business through Trade and Innovation

Being able to export to international markets has been an essential part of Thar Process' success.

Above the FoldFeb 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian, American and Mexican flags stand on stage ahead of the first round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Washington, D.C.

The Case for a 'Fully Enforceable' NAFTA

The administration has proposed to gut enforcement tools in the free trade agreement.

Above the FoldFeb 02, 2018 - 9:15am
Nachos, made better by NAFTA

The Super Bowl Without NAFTA? Not So Super.

On Sunday 100 million Americans will gather around TVs, snark at the commercials, and stuff their faces with food, all thanks to NAFTA.

Above the FoldJan 24, 2018 - 2:30pm
Italian national team goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon during the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

Gutting NAFTA’s Procurement Rules Could Cost Americans Billions

If the U.S. revokes access to our own government procurement markets, Canada and Mexico will do the same.

Above the FoldJan 23, 2018 - 1:30pm
Attendees at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI.

The Most Important Gathering for America’s Auto Industry? It’s in Montreal, not Detroit.

Negotiators for the U.S., Canada and Mexico began the latest round of NAFTA talks.

Above the FoldJan 23, 2018 - 11:45am
Pulling out of NAFTA threatens American Farmers

He’s Been a Family Farmer for nearly 50 Years. He’s Worried Trade Policies Will Make Him one of Iowa’s Last.

Chris Petersen is one of Iowa’s family farmers concerned about the direction of U.S. trade policy and its impact on the state's economy.

Above the FoldDec 15, 2017 - 3:00pm
A pedestrian walks past plants displayed for sale in Manhattan's flower district in New York.

What a Small Milwaukee Flower Shop Teaches Us About Trade and NAFTA

Small businesses make up 97.7% of all Wisconsin businesses. Nearly nine in ten of those businesses trade their goods and services abroad.

Above the FoldDec 07, 2017 - 3:15pm
An employee on the production line at the General Motors assembly plant in Arlington, TX.

The Chief Beneficiary of NAFTA is Hidden in Plain Sight

Canada and Mexico are the top two markets for U.S. exports of manufactured goods, which have tripled under the trade agreement.