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Sources: Mexico, Canada holding back on NAFTA counterproposals hoping U.S. softens its stances

November 21, 2017 at 3:18 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Canadian and Mexican negotiators have refrained from countering many of the most controversial U.S. proposals at the fifth round of NAFTA talks because they believe the U.S. eventually will be forced to reconcile those offerings with the concerns of Congress and the U.S. business and agriculture communities, according to stakeholders and an official close to the talks. Sources also told Inside U.S. Trade that for strategic reasons the three countries will not close any chapters at...

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