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Inside U.S. Trade - 10/13/2017

New study says stricter NAFTA auto rule of origin could cost 24,000 jobs

October 12, 2017 at 5:52 PM
A U.S. proposal to increase the NAFTA auto rule of origin, include a domestic content provision and eliminate tariff shift rules could cost the U.S. 24,000 jobs, according to a study by the Boston Consulting Group commissioned by the Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association. The U.S. is expected to table a proposal on auto rule of origin at the fourth round of NAFTA talks this week, sources have told Inside U.S. Trade . The proposal would raise the regional value content...

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