The New NAFTA: How USMCA Could Impact Your Business

October 29th, 2018|Insights|
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On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada announced they had reached an agreement called the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA), a revision of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). While the agreement ended months of uncertainty, Canadian business leaders are wondering what’s changed, what’s new and how it will affect cross-border trade. Read the articles below on how USMCA could impact your business.

Canadian Business Opportunities in the Wake of the USMCA Deal

Hear from Peter Hall, chief economist at the Export Development Canada (EDC), on the opportunities that have opened up for Canadian businesses as a result of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

USMCA Round-Up: How It Affects Canada’s Tech Sector

From intellectual property to privacy and spam to digital trade, read how USMCA will impact Canada’s tech sector.

Video: USMCA China Trade Clause Will Test How Willing Canada is to Tempt Fate with the U.S.

Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association (APMA) president Flavio Volpe speaks on how the USMCA’s China trade clause could impact supply chains in Canada.

USMCA May Be Boon for Online Shoppers, Trouble for Some Retailers

Canadian shoppers who like to buy products from the U.S. online have reason to rejoice about the revised NAFTA deal, but some homegrown retailers could be in for a struggle, experts say.

Canada to Apply USMCA Cultural Exemption to Trade in Digital Media

Since USMCA was released, it’s been unclear exactly which chapters Canada’s cultural sector must comply with, and from which provisions it will be exempt. This article clarifies what’s actually covered under USMCA.

What Will the New NAFTA – the USMCA – Mean for Quebec?

Quebec dairy farmers say they’ve been betrayed by the new North American Free Trade Agreement, but other business groups are greeting the new deal with cautious optimism.