Samson: Trump announces the best and most important business deal in American history
The United States, Canada and Mexico signed a new trade agreement on Tuesday, which is to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The new USMCA agreement was reached after negotiators approved amendments to the initial agreement approved last year.
US President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter: “The great USMCA looks good and this will be the best and most important trade deal in US history.” He pointed out that the agreement would benefit “all”, especially farmers, industrialists and the energy sector, and added: “It is important that we will end the “NAFTA” the worst business deal for our country.
For his part, announced the US Trade Representative Robert Aathaysr, that this agreement will be a model for other trade deals that intend to US United held. Trump has launched a revision of the agreement “NAFTA” during the first year of his mandate was to replace “NAFTA” new agreement promises launched by Trump during his election campaign in 2016.
It is noteworthy that the “NAFTA” agreement was signed in 1994, and includes commercial transactions worth about $ 1.2 trillion in North America. Supporters of the agreement say it created 12 million jobs for the United States and covered nearly a third of US agricultural exports. LINK