Tag: tariffs

CANACAR calls for more sanctions against US carriers – United States still not in compliance with obligations

CANACAR said today, what is obvious, that the agreement allowing access to Mexican trucks is not reciprocal to the access granted U.S. carriers to Mexico, does not provide fair treatment to Mexican carriers and as such, is urging the Mexican government to put in place once again, the retaliatory tariffs that were triggered in 2009,

The Future of NAFTA

Interesting interview with Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Jeffrey Davidow, American Enterprise Institute’s Phil Levy, and Independent Drivers Association Owner-Operator Rod Nofziger on the future of NAFTA and trade between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. It’s interesting to watch Nofziger’s vacant stare like a fish out of water against Davidow and Levy, two heavyweights who

Mexico releases list of articles subject to tariff’s

Mexico’s Economy Secretary Gerardo Ruiz Mateos, released the list of products to be subject to retaliatory tariff’s for the United States continuing violation of our NAFTA obligations. Fruits and vegetables, juices, wines and Christmas trees are among the products that will be subjected to the tariff.  Most agricultural products will be assessed punitive import tariffs of

NAFTA for Dummies

The North American Free Trade Agreement has become a hot topic in the presidential campaign, with Democrats blaming it for lost jobs and Republicans praising it for boosting exports. Who’s right?

Mexican Farmers march on Mexico City to protest NAFTA

Thousands of Mexican farmers, some riding tractors and herding cows, flooded the capital Thursday to demand government protection against cheap U.S. imports.Trade barriers under the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, were lifted in January, opening Mexico for the first time to tariff-free U.S. exports of traditional food like corn and beans. Mexican farmers