Trudeau skipped the meeting citing the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Obrador says the trade agreement provide greater certainty to the three countries in their commercial relationships.
As many as 5,000 expected to arrive in Canada in the coming months will be held back.
Will affect 28 solar and wind projects ready to go online, 16 more under construction and $6.4 billion in investments, much of it from foreign firms.
Mexican health officials on May 12 reported its largest single-day jump in COVID-19 case numbers
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says maybe May 17 in areas of the country that haven’t been hit hard by the virus.
Concern virus lockdowns are damaging the flow of parts and goods that feed businesses in the three nations of the North American free trade zone.
Border state Baja California as has a high level of non-compliance for closures of non-essential businesses.
Plant was operating as an essential service but not providing it to Mexicans.
To make up for the lost work, the San Antonio plant will build the Sequoia large SUV.
The deal just needs Trump’s signature to be fully approved in the U.S.
Bill implementing terms of USMCA is expected to pass with bipartisan support.
The Liberal government will need at least one other party to support the ratification.
Labour concerned amendments may not include a tighter definition on what constitutes North American aluminum.
The vice-president linked the future prosperity of the US energy sector to approval this year of the agreement.