Schneider Electric to build three manufacturing plants across North America
Schneider Electric announced it will build and equip three…
Samuel announces new automotive facility in Mexico
Samuel, Son & Co., a metals distributor and industrial…
Cheese producers react angrily to Mexico seizure over labelling
Business groups said the move by the Economy Department could unfairly damage the reputations of producers.
US, Mexican presidents talk USMCA without Canada
Trudeau skipped the meeting citing the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Mexico celebrates start of new trade accord with US, Canada
Obrador says the trade agreement provide greater certainty to the three countries in their commercial relationships.
Mexico pausing on sending temporary foreign workers after COVID deaths
As many as 5,000 expected to arrive in Canada in the coming months will be held back.
Mexico cites virus in slapping down renewable energy
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.
Prodded by US, Mexico aims to restart industrial plants
Mexican health officials on May 12 reported its largest single-day jump in COVID-19 case numbers
Mexico auto plants to reopen as country weighs virus risks
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says maybe May 17 in areas of the country that haven’t been hit hard by the virus.
US pressures Mexico to reopen plants amid worker walkouts
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.
Mexico sees widespread noncompliance with business closures
Border state Baja California as has a high level of non-compliance for closures of non-essential businesses.
Mexico closes US owned plant for refusal to sell ventilators
Plant was operating as an essential service but not providing it to Mexicans.
Toyota shifting pickup production to Mexico, no US jobs lost
To make up for the lost work, the San Antonio plant will build the Sequoia large SUV.
U.S. Senate approves USMCA [UPDATED]
The deal just needs Trump’s signature to be fully approved in the U.S.
Democratic-led House expected to give Trump big win on trade
Bill implementing terms of USMCA is expected to pass with bipartisan support.
Freeland signs USMCA, urges Parliament to ratify as quickly as possible
The Liberal government will need at least one other party to support the ratification.
Feds face calls to protect aluminum industry as USMCA close to final
Labour concerned amendments may not include a tighter definition on what constitutes North American aluminum.
Pence steps up pressure on Congress for USMCA trade deal
The vice-president linked the future prosperity of the US energy sector to approval this year of the agreement.
As Beetle ends, iconic original thrives in Mexico City hills
The VW factory in Puebla, southeast of the Mexican capital, had long been the only plant in the world still manufacturing Beetles.
US to apply tariffs to Mexican fabricated steel imports
Department of Commerce determined Canadian exports do not warrant the tariff.
US manufacturing growth slows in June for 3rd straight month
Trade fights with China, Europe and Mexico, as well as an increase in the greenback’s value, have cut into US exports.
Business leaders urge Trudeau to meet Pelosi, as well as Trump to push USMCA
Canadian MPs are to adjourn soon for their summer recess, but could be recalled in the summer to deal with USMCA ratification.
Businesses showing discontent with Trump’s trade policies
Use of tariffs is alarming some groups who are disengaging active support for the Republican party.
Mexico’s ‘dignity intact’ after US tariff deal
Mexican and U.S. officials reached an accord late Friday that calls on Mexico to crackdown on migrants in exchange for Trump backing off his tariff threat.
A ‘lot of progress’ needed to stop 5% Mexico tariff: Trump
Without a deal, the first tariffs are to go into effect June 10.
GOP senators line up against Trump’s 5% Mexico tariff plan
Runs counter to a firmly rooted orthodoxy and viewed as nothing more than taxes they strenuously oppose.
Mexicans launch friendly defensive to deflect US tariffs
Tactics on display in social media respond to an economic and diplomatic emergency.
US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border [UPDATED]
Trump’s Republican allies warn the tariffs on Mexican imports will hit US consumers and harm the economy.
Mexican Senate passes labour overhaul to ensure union freedom
New law requires secret-ballot union votes and proof of workers’ consent for contracts.
Trump’s threat to close Mexico border stirs fears of economic harm
Move would block incoming shipments of fruits and vegetables, TVs, medical devices and other products.
Mexico pushing labour reform, won’t ratify USMCA with US tariffs
Wants a package of labour reform ratified in Mexico’s Congress before its April 30 adjournment.
Mexico threw Canada ‘under the bus,’ Liberal MP tells Mexican minister
Bitterness over US-Mexico trade pact last August.