That Was the Month That Was!

Feb 09 19:02 2020 Print This Article

Originally published by the Journal of Commerce in February 2020

In the early 1960’s, there was a televisions show called “That Was the Week That Was!” While it was intended as a satire, the events of the last month or so have been breathtaking, focusing, as we do, even on just on trade issues.  With apologies to David Frost and his colleagues who presented that show, we are going to take only a slightly longer view of events than one week and not attempt any satire.

On January 29th, we saw the signing of the U.S.- Mexico- Canada Trade Agreement. The text can be found here: USMCA Text. Almost immediately, there were questions raised about the role of U.S. diplomatic officials posted in Mexico related to labor issues, but little has been heard in the last few days on that topic, perhaps because of the seriousness of recent events.

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