Tag: Mexican tariff’s

Cross Border Agreement signed. OOIDA already in Court – Higher Tariffs possible as a result

It didn’t take long after today’s announcement of the official signing of the Cross Border Pilot Program agreement in Mexico City for opponents to come out swinging with the lies, fear mongering and preying on the ignorance of those too apathetic to look for the truth for themselves. And as expected, OOIDA is headed to

Amidst the hysteria of OOIDA, in reality, it’s much ado about nothing

As resolution to the longstanding stalemate over allowing Mexican trucks access to our highways, as we agreed to do almost 20 years ago, is weeks, if not days away, OOIDA has issued another of their silly little “Calls to Action” exhorting it’s diminishing membership to call and annoy their Representatives about this inconsequential issue. The

Guest Editorial – Mexico trucking issue hits home for U.S. agriculture

By Nelson Balido President Border Trade Alliance The Border Trade Alliance earlier this month expressed its optimism that a framework announced by President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderón for setting the trucking issue was a real step in the right direction. If all this sounds familiar, it’s because the dispute over trucking dates back to

Mexico agrees to stop “rotation” of tariff’s but will not lift them until agreement is reached

MEXICO CITY – Mexico will maintain punitive tariffs on 99 U.S. products but will not add any more goods or change the list pending negotiations over a new program to allow Mexican cargo trucks on U.S. roads, the government announced Monday. Economy Secretary Bruno Ferrari said the move is a show of goodwill as the

112th Congress will be best shot at getting Cross Border Trucking up and running

Two key Republican House members are calling on the Obama administration to end an impasse with Mexico over cross-border trucking. Ways and Means Ranking Member Dave Camp (R-MI) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statements today regarding the Mexican trucking dispute as the NAFTA Commission meetings commence in Mexico:

Revised Mexican tariff’s released today in response to US failure to resolve trucking dispute

Mexico released the list of revised tariffs today is response to the Obama Administrations continued refusal to comply with our obligations under the North American Free Trade Agreement. The biggest impact comes in new agricultural and processed food products. The Mexican government imposed tariffs of 10-20 percent on products like chocolate, ketchup, chewing gum and

Discussions to open border to Mexican trucks brings same old tired information from same tired sources.

The Obama administration has taken the first step toward renewing a pilot program that allows Mexican?truckers to operate within the U.S., as stipulated in the North American Free Trade Agreement, but still must work with Congress on fashioning a new program, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk said Tuesday. U.S.Trade Representative Ron Kirk told a news