Mexico’s president-elect vows to preserve NAFTA

The Globe and Mail (Alberta Edition) July 3, 2018 ADRIAN MORROW WASHINGTON STEPHANIE NOLEN MEXICO CITY DANIEL LEBLANC OTTAWA   Leftist leader says he wants bilateral agreement with Canada if U.S. pulls out Mexico’s left-wing president-elect is promising to avoid fighting with Donald Trump, stay the course in renegotiating NAFTA – and keep the pact as a bilateral agreement with Canada if the U.S. President pulls out. Mr. Trump, meanwhile, is again floating the possibility of cutting separate deals with Canada and Mexico, while his administration warns Ottawa that fighting back against his steel and aluminum tariffs will not end the trade war. After a landslide election victory Sunday, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rushed to reassure businesses and his country’s trading partners that he is committed to the trilateral agreement and to trying to get along with Mr. Trump. “We do not fight. We will always look for an agreement,” … Continue reading