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NAFTA regulatory cooperation talks said to be bogged down by U.S. concerns over sovereignty

November 20, 2017 at 11:55 PM
MEXICO CITY – Discussions on a regulatory cooperation chapter in a retooled North American Free Trade Agreement have hit a logjam because negotiators are hesitant to commit to anything that could be perceived as imposing on U.S. sovereignty, sources told Inside U.S. Trade . While the negotiators are not necessarily discussing U.S. sovereignty openly, the “America first” strategy touted by U.S. officials is preventing teams from Mexico, Canada and the U.S. from agreeing on issues such as whether to incorporate...

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