International Trade News

Mexico Offers Compromise to End Impasse with U.S. Over New Nafta

Dec. 3, 2019, 4:04 PM

Mexico is offering an olive branch to U.S. Democrats after rejecting a demand they say is key to approving a new North American trade agreement.

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he’s willing to allow panels with U.S. and Mexican judges to resolve labor disputes at specific factories.

He made that promise at his morning press conference on Tuesday, when he firmly rejected requests by Democrats in the House of Representatives to allow international inspectors to enter Mexican factories to ensure they’re complying with labor laws.

Democrats are negotiating with Mexico and Canada changes to the new trade agreement known...

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