The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) confirmed this for Protect the vaquita and taupe from poachingUnder the trade agreement held by North American countries, the implementation of Mexico’s environmental protection chapter is actively monitored (USMCA).
That is, after 2022, US Trade Representatives conducted an invitation under USMCA Trade Agreement To request “consultations” from the Mexican government in order to to protect the endangered vaquita, As well as the illegal fishing of repentant fish, which is considered the most expensive fish in the world.
The environment chapter of the USMCA has incorporated environmental provisions into the core of the trade agreement and make it applicable. “The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is actively monitoring Implementation of environmental separation in Canada and MexicoUS Trade Representative Jamie White said in a letter.
He added that since the beginning of these consultations, they have worked with Mexico to develop a plan of action for Improve enforcement of environmental laws related to hunting and implementing T-MEC’s environmental commitments.
“we hope that Mexico will soon agree to a plan Given the urgent nature of the issues at hand.”
Article 24.29.2 of T-MEC for Environmental consulting Provides that either party may request consultations with another party in connection with any matter arising under Environmental Chapter (Chapter 24).
The Office of the United States Trade Representative highlighted in February 2022 that Fate The vaquita, the most endangered marine mammal in the world, It has attracted international attention, including from the international scientific community and from multilateral bodies such as the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)the International Whaling Commission and the United Nations World Heritage Convention.