January 17, 2020 |
The US Senate on Thursday passed in a bipartisan vote a new free trade agreement negotiated between the United States, Canada and Mexico, which brings new rules for automotive manufacturing and labor markets.
In a vote of 89-10, the legislation now heads to the desk of US President Donald Trump. Mexico has already signed onto the deal, while Canada has yet to push through on adopting the agreement, known as USMCA. The new agreement replaces the 26-year old North American Free Trade Agreement (NA
New trade agreement passes the upper house with strong bipartisan support