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Lighthizer says renegotiated NAFTA could go beyond TPP provisions

March 20, 2017 at 6:16 PM
President Trump's U.S. Trade Representative nominee, Robert Lighthizer, believes a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement would build on commitments made by Canada and Mexico in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and could go beyond them in some key areas, he told the Senate Finance Committee in questions for the record following his confirmation hearing last week. “I believe that in negotiating a new trade agreement we should learn from, and build on, earlier negotiated trade agreements. In the case...

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