Policy & Regulation

Relief as Mexico’s gas imports avoid NAFTA troubles

The US-Mexico export regime appears to have emerged unscathed from the ‘renegotiation’ of NAFTA The US-Mexico export regime appears to have emerged unscathed from the ‘renegotiation’ of NAFTA.
By The Wildcat 3 September 2018 0 32398
Mexico’s president (right) and president-elect in Mexico City last month Mexico’s president (right) and president-elect in Mexico City last month. (PA)

Efforts by Canada and the United States to negotiate a deal on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have locked the two countries in a pitched battle – if you believe US President Donald Trump’s Twitter tirades. However, last week saw Mexico get through a similar negotiation relatively unscathed. 

Trump last week unveiled the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement – the apparent replacement for NAFTA. He said NAFTA had been a “rip-off” and a “horrible deal” for the US. 

But...