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Inside U.S. Trade - 09/14/2018

Analysts: Automakers face tracking, enforcement issues in Mexico deal

September 13, 2018 at 5:56 PM
The new auto rules of origin agreed to by the U.S. and Mexico last month present new challenges never before seen in a trade agreement, analysts said, including how to track the wages of workers involved in the production of vehicles and how governments could enforce the new provisions. The North American Free Trade Agreement requires that 62.5 percent of a vehicle be made in North America to qualify for duty-free treatment. The U.S.-Mexico deal -- announced by the Office...


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