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,
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
Kenneth Mead, a former inspector general who reviewed the pilot program, said the Mexican trucks that participated in it received scrutiny well beyond what the average U.S. trucker faces. "If you applied the same standards to U.S. trucks, you'd probably enhance safety,"
Has anyone thought about the cost to American business and American consumers when the righteous tariff’s take effect in a couple of hours? Has anyone thought of the potential job loss to American workers? It is for certain Jimmy Hoffa could care less. Nor does Todd Spencer of OOIDA who is of the opinion that
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
La fracción priista en la Cámara de Diputados exhortó a las secretarías de Economía y Hacienda a fijar una postura respecto a la decisión del gobierno de EU para bloquear el ingreso de camiones mexicanos a ese país México.- Luego de que el presidente estadunidense Barack Obama canceló el programa piloto de transporte transfronterizo, la
You asked for it, you got it! MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says it will increase tariffs on about 90 U.S. products in retaliation for last week’s decision to cancel a pilot program that allowed some Mexican trucks to transport goods within the United States. The Mexican Economy Department says the U.S. decision violates a
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