by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington
24 November 2017
Negotiators from Canada, Mexico, and the US have concluded a fifth round of talks on the modernization of the North America Free Trade Agreement.
According to a trilateral statement issued by the parties, chief negotiators concentrated on making progress, “with the aim of narrowing gaps and finding solutions.” The statement added that “progress was made in a number of chapters.”
The statement also explained that negotiators “reaffirmed their commitment to moving forward in all areas of the negotiations, in order to conclude negotiations as soon as possible.”
A sixth round of negotiations will be held at the end of January. Negotiators will continue their work in intersessional meetings in Washington, DC, through mid-December. They will report back to chief negotiators on the progress achieved.
Published at Thu, 23 Nov 2017 19:00:00 -0500