With NAFTA negotiators still far apart, is it time for a “Skinny NAFTA”?

May 16, 2018

Tomorrow is supposed to be the final deadline  — per House Speaker Paul Ryan — for trade negotiators to agree to a revised North American Free Trade Agreement. That is if they want this Congress to vote on NAFTA before the end of the year. There's been some push back there — others counting calendar days differently and saying there's a bit more time still. But amidst this deadline pressure, there's also been talk that the countries narrow their focus and try to tackle fewer issues.

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