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NAFTA Talks Face Big Challenges Over U.S. Demands: Freeland

Posted February 09, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


Serious challenges remain to be solved at talks to modernize the NAFTA trade accord, in particular over hardline U.S. demands for major reforms, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Thursday.

Freeland told the House of Commons foreign affairs committee that Canada would only accept a deal that was in its national interest.

Talks to modernize the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have slowed down as Canada and Mexico struggle to address the proposed changes. Click here to read more.