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New NAFTA comes into force after months of testy renegotiations, but ‘disruptions’ will need to be addressed

By Neil Moss      

'We all have to expect that there's going to be some bumps over the next six months,' said Ohio-based trade lawyer Daniel Ujczo.

The trade relationship between U.S. President Donald Trump, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be guided by the new North American trade pact, which came into force on July 1. White House photograph by Tia Dufour, Flickr photograph courtesy of the Mexican President’s Office, The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

After months of trade talks, political wrangling, and waiting, the new NAFTA is now a reality, but the coming weeks and months will have “disruptions” as exporters adjust to new trade rules, say trade observers.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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