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U.S. business groups tie support for NAFTA 2.0 to the inclusion of ISDS

August 25, 2017 at 9:01 AM
The leaders of three major U.S. business organizations this week told the Trump administration that a renegotiated NAFTA must include an investor-state dispute settlement mechanism if the groups are going support a retooled deal. In an Aug. 23 letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue, National Association of Manufacturers President Jay Timmons and Business Roundtable President Joshua Bolten reiterated their support for ISDS. “Attempts to eliminate or weaken ISDS will harm American businesses...


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