House of Representatives Passes USMCA

Posted by Sila Barr on 12/20/19 5:00 PM

On December 19, 2019, the US House of Representatives passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by a vote of 385-41.

In a statement issued by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), the USMCA is expected to “create tens of thousands of new jobs”, and “increase export opportunities for [US] farmers, ranchers, and businesses.”

 

The USTR statement can be found here:

https://ustr.gov/about-us/policy-offices/press-office/press-releases/2019/december/ambassador-lighthizer-issues-statement-house-passage-usmca

 

Topics: Trade Agreements, Canada, Mexico, USMCA

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