Trade chiefs from the United States, Mexico and Canada are meeting this week after the United States and its southern neighbor exchanged complaints about business conditions.
The first annual free trade committee meeting between US Trade Representative Catherine Tye, Mexican Economy Minister Tatiana Clothier, and Canadian Trade Minister Mary Ng takes place around Monday afternoon and every Tuesday. This occurs six weeks before the first anniversary of the entry into force of the agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada.
Interest in labor issues increased last week after the United States asked Mexico, under the Rapid Response Mechanism for the Deal, to review whether employees at the General Motors plant were being disenfranchised. AFL-CIO filed another complaint. Mexico responded by raising concerns about conditions for workers in the agricultural and meat processing sectors in the United States. The latter said that President Joe Biden’s administration has a number of concerns about Mexico’s performance and compliance with the trade agreement it plans to discuss, and has committed to using all available tools to ensure Mexico and Canada fulfill their promises in the deal. Month.
Tai plays a major role in creating and implementing Biden’s trade policy, which both promised to focus on workers and the middle class.