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Seade: Mexico demanded cultural exemption in USMCA after Canada got one

October 11, 2018 at 7:14 PM
Mexico demanded a cultural exemption in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement after Canada was able to preserve its own carveout, Jesús Seade, chief NAFTA negotiator for Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador, said on Wednesday. But Seade, in an interview with Inside U.S. Trade , stressed that Mexico’s carveout was “very different” from Canada's. “It’s basically the ability to help minority culture,” he said. “I mean, [the U.S. has] a perfectly understandable allergy to creating any room for us to help Spanish-language...

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