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  • Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico increases 32.5% during third quarter

    Despite a feeling of uncertainty created by the NAFTA renegotiation talks, Mexico received US$ 5.7 billion of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the third quarter of 2017, 32.5% more than in the same period of 2016, the Economy Ministry reported Tuesday.

    In the first nine months of the year, the amount received totaled US$ 21.75 billion, 10% more compared to same period last year, according to preliminary figures.

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  • Fifth round of NAFTA talks begins in Mexico City

    The fifth round of NAFTA talks resumed Wednesday in Mexico City without the presence of trade ministers, after they held “substantial” discussions at an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation gathering in Vietnam last week, according to a joint statement. 

    It is the first time Chrystia Freeland, Robert Lighthizer, and Ildefonso Guajardo have not shown up in five negotiating rounds.

    The first two days were set to focus on the

  • Some NAFTA talks to begin two days ahead of schedule

    NAFTA negotiations will begin in Mexico City two days ahead of schedule this month in order to give each delegation more time to discuss the issues covered under the 23-year-old trade pact, Bloombergand ...

  • NAFTA negotiations to extend into next year

    Top U.S., Mexico and Canada officials agree that talks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement will go into next year amid disagreements over how best to change the deal.

    In a joint statement following the fourth round of talks, American, Canadian and Mexican officials said "significant conceptual gaps" will change the negotiating timeframe.

    “New proposals have created challenges and ministers discussed the

  • Round four of NAFTA talks begins with difficult demands to fulfill

    The fourth round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) began Wednesday in Arlington, Virginia with contentious new U.S. demands threatening to collapse the process as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited U.S. President Donald Trump to promote the trade pact's merits.

    The Washington round promises to be difficult, with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announcing early that talks