Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Notification of Intent to Renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement

May182017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 18, 2017

With this letter, we intend to notify not just Congress, but all our trading partners, that free and fair trade is the new standard for U.S. trade deals. Since the signing of NAFTA, we have seen our manufacturing industry decimated, factories shuttered, and countless workers left jobless. President Trump is going to change that. I look forward working with the President, Ambassador Lighthizer, and our counterparts from Mexico and Canada, to find a solution that is both fair and beneficial for all parties.

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