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My way or the highway: US hasn't budged an inch in NAFTA talks, say sources

The administration of US President Donald Trump, which has repeatedly threatened to walk away from the 1994 pact, wants more North American content in autos

Reuters  |  Montreal 

US negotiators have held firm in their demands for a wide-ranging overhaul of NAFTA, three sources close to the talks said on Thursday, raising questions about whether any real movement is happening at the latest round of negotiations on the treaty. Officials from Canada, Mexico and the United States are in Montreal for the sixth and penultimate set of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement. Major differences remain to be settled ahead of the end-March deadline. "We have brought flexibility, we have brought ideas, but the problem is that the United States has not ...

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First Published: Fri, January 26 2018. 11:00 IST