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U.S. requests USMCA consultations over Mexico’s energy policies

July 20, 2022 at 9:00 AM
The U.S. has requested consultations with Mexico over the country’s energy policies, alleging several violations of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced on Wednesday. Tai, along with other Biden administration officials and lawmakers from both parties, had for more than a year been raising concerns about efforts pushed by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to reverse reforms undertaken in 2013 to liberalize the country’s energy sector. But despite those calls, USTR says, López Obrador has continued...

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