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Earliest NAFTA deal to be struck will be late November

July 19, 2018  

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Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said that the goal of Canada, the United States and Mexico is to be in a position to sign a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by the end of November.

The three nations have been negotiating to revamp the 24-year-old trade pact since August, but talks have stalled over U.S. demands on autos and other issues, and while negotiators waited out Mexico’s recent presidential election.