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'No fireworks' at NAFTA talks in Mexico, but few signs of progress: Sources

Within hours of the latest round of talks formally starting on Friday, Canada was complaining about inflexibility by the United States

Reuters  |  Mexico 

Negotiations in Mexico to update NAFTA have not made much progress on tough US demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact, but the current round of talks is progressing with civility, some participants said on Saturday. Officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are meeting in Mexico City for the fifth of seven planned rounds to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, from which US President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw. Time is running short to seal a deal by the deadline of end-March 2018. Officials say next year's Mexican presidential election ...

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First Published: Sun, November 19 2017. 13:35 IST
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