US-Mexico-Canada Trade Deal Draws Scrutiny as Partners Prep for Signature, Ratification Processes

Volume
22,
Number
32
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4 October 2018
4 October 2018
Canada, Mexico, and the United States have clinched a deal to revise and replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the trade accord that has governed regional cross-border commerce since 1994. The updated accord has been rebranded as the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and will...
4 October 2018
The WTO’s Public Forum is wrapping up today in Geneva, Switzerland, after bringing together representatives from government, civil society, international organisations, academia, and the private sector for three days of meetings under the overarching theme of “Trade 2030.” Among the various...
4 October 2018
The annualgatheringof high-level officials in New York last week for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) led to the continuation of several discussions related to trade and climate action, both within and on the sidelines of the main gathering. The annual general debate wrapped up on 1...
4 October 2018
With the upcoming meeting of the European Council on 18 October, officials from the EU27 and the UK are working to settle core issues in the planned Brexit “divorce” deal and to define future steps for completing the withdrawal treaty. The past several weeks have seen officials from both sides...
4 October 2018
In late September, an interagency US committee issued a report via the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) that deemed that while Peru has made valuable headway in its forest management efforts, more work remains in ensuring the legality of its timber supply chain can be...
4 October 2018
The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) is hiring a Managing Editor for Bridges Africa and Passerelles, its English and French-language periodicals focusing on trade and sustainable development in the African continent. The position is for ICTSD’s Geneva office,...
4 October 2018
Coming Soon 8 October, Geneva, Switzerland. GREEN EXPORT FORUM: PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND EXPORT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES AND ECONOMIES IN TRANSITION. This event is being organised by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), looking at the results of National Green Export...
4 October 2018
FACILITATION 2.0: E-COMMERCE AND TRADE IN THE DIGITAL AGE. By Maria Ptashkina for the RTA Exchange (September 2018). This paper was published by the RTA Exchange, an initiative jointly implemented by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the Inter-American...