Mexico Wants To Renegotiate NAFTA ‘As Soon As Possible’

Mexico's new foreign relations secretary says there's "enormous uncertainty" following the U.S. election of Donald Trump as president.
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    MEXICO CITY (REPORT) — Mexico’s new foreign relations secretary says the country isn’t only willing to negotiate changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, it wants negotiations as soon as possible.

    Luis Videgaray says there’s “enormous uncertainty” following the U.S. election of Donald Trump as president. Trump has pressured companies not to move jobs to Mexico, warned he would tax those who do and vows to renegotiate NAFTA.

    Videgaray said in a Radio Formula interview Tuesday that Trump’s actions have caused concern, adding “that is why this (negotiation) process is so important, to dispel this uncertainty.” He said talks should start “as soon as possible.”

    He said Mexico is willing to negotiate over Trump’s plan to build a border wall. But Videgaray said Mexico won’t pay for the wall, calling that “unacceptable.”

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    • Of course. Just make an appointment.
      Corporate Amerika (NWO) will only be too happy to hear your concerns, address any issues that bother your way of life. They have always been sooo considerate of any population that feels grieved.

    • James Wherry

      Why not just scrap it? MintPressNews certainly does not support NAFTA. Its sole purpose has been to export jobs to Mexico in order to make a few rich fat cats at the top even richer by paying low wages to Mexicans.

    • tapatio

      Why not just tear NAFTA up. It’s nothing but a scam to rob workers/citizens of all three countries and line corporate pockets.

      • mlhoheisel

        One reason is it would cost the jobs of millions of American workers that are based on NAFTA. It would cause chaos in the US Auto Industry which has based it’s production on NAFTA rules. Business adapts to the law and NAFTA has been the law for a couple decades so it’s the basis of how a lot of businesses work now.

        • tapatio

          The maquiladora program and NAFTA are what COST millions of American jobs – in spite of the auto industry’s propaganda.

          The $24/Hr jobs in Detroit converted to $2/Hr in Monterrey and $22 PROFIT.

          • mlhoheisel

            That’s an entirely separate issue based on speculation about what might have been. The real industry has now spent a couple decades building itself based on those rules. It’s simply a fact that millions of Americans will lose their jobs if the rules as they exist are overturned. Other Americans might get new jobs based on whatever the new rules are but it doesn’t have anything to do with the fact of millions of people necessarily losing their current jobs.

            • tapatio