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 FoldAug 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
Workers load a segment of drilling equipment onto a truck at Ellicott Dredges.

NAFTA Helps Small Business Manufacturers Grow

Many small businesses across the country have benefited – and continue to benefit – greatly from NAFTA.

Above the FoldAug 16, 2017 - 9:00am
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

First in a Series: Growth and Opportunity for North America

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

Above the FoldAug 11, 2017 - 3:15pm
Pork producer Max Schmidt feeds 8-month-old gilts, or young female hogs, on his farm in Elma, Iowa.

Iowa Ag Producers Offer a Lesson Going into NAFTA Negotiations

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

Above the FoldAug 07, 2017 - 1:00pm
Robert Lighthizer, U.S. trade representative shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence after being sworn in. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

What the Hippocratic Oath Means for NAFTA and Investment

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

Above the FoldJul 24, 2017 - 9:00am

NAFTA Modernization Moves Forward

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

Above the FoldJul 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
David Icker, VP of Finance, Air Tractor

Faces of Trade: David Ickert and Air Tractor

The Texas company makes and sells agricultural and forestry firefighting airplanes to 20 countries, including Canada, Australia, and Chile.

Above the FoldJul 11, 2017 - 8:00am
Nicholas Pinchuk, CEO of Snap-On Inc., introduces President Trump who signed "Buy American" EOs. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

The Illusion of 'Buy American' Policy

All national governments, to varying degrees, seek to protect their industrial sectors and labor workforces from foreign competition. The United States is no exception. 

Above the FoldJun 29, 2017 - 12:00pm

Here’s How to Modernize NAFTA

14 million American jobs depend on trade with Canada and Mexico.

Above the FoldJun 14, 2017 - 10:15am
Kent, Ohio, USA: Dr. Albert Green, CEO of Kent Displays. for Faces of Trade. Photo by Ian Wagreich / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Faces of Trade: Albert Green and Kent Displays, Inc.

Kent Displays makes a line of eWriter products under our Boogie Board label.