US Senate sends USMCA to Trump for signature

US Senate sends USMCA to Trump for signature

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Agriculture groups applaud passage of North American trade deal

The “new NAFTA” deal, which the U.S. House of Representatives approved on December 19, updates the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement and includes tougher rules on labor. Canada still needs to approve the USMCA before it can take effect; that country’s parliament returns to session on January 27.