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Seade: 'Addendum' to USMCA will fix panel-blocking loophole

November 26, 2019 at 3:22 PM
An addendum to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement outlining accords struck by the Trump administration and a group of House Democrats will close a loophole that allows the blocking of dispute-settlement panels, a senior Mexican official told Inside U.S. Trade , warning that other enforcement approaches could result in the deal’s rejection. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and a group of Democrats appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) have for months been debating the enforceability of USMCA’s labor provisions, among other...

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