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Lighthizer bemoans a lack of progress on NAFTA, urges Canada and Mexico to engage in 'rebalancing'

November 21, 2017 at 7:08 PM
MEXICO CITY -- U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday decried a lack of progress in the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations, saying he hopes Canada and Mexico will begin to “seriously engage” in key areas so the talks can meaningfully advance before year's end. “While we have made progress on some of our efforts to modernize NAFTA, I remain concerned about the lack of headway,” Lighthizer said in a Nov. 21 statement at the close of the fifth...

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