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How the USMCA impacts transatlantic trade policy

The attention today rightly sits with the breakthroughs regarding the labor and environment provisions of the USMCA. But trade policy strategists in Europe and the United States should not delay in using the USMCA’s digital trade chapter as a catalyst to define new foundations for cross-border trade in data and services which will drive economic growth and innovation for the foreseeable future.

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Sun, Apr 5, 2020

Trump lacks options in oil price war; Kissinger warns of “world on fire”

President Trump doesn’t have good options. He lacks easy leverage over the players, domestic and international, and he’s got even less control over the COVID —19 economic hit. In the end, it is more likely that a U.S. government bailout will save the industry, rather than a global market intervention.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Coronavirus Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Mar 25, 2020

What Mexico’s response to H1N1 can teach us about coronavirus and future pandemics

While the A(H1N1) and novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crises are different in magnitude and were caused by viruses with different levels of lethality, Mexico’s experience with the A(H1N1) can offer valuable lessons for current disruptions.

New Atlanticist by Pablo Reynoso Brito

Coronavirus Mexico

Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Women protest for their lives: Fighting femicide in Latin America

Femicide continues to claim the lives of Latin American women on a daily basis. In Mexico, they are standing up to say something about it.

New Atlanticist by Isabel Kennon and Grace Valdevitt

Civil Society Human Rights

Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Trump’s bilateral trade deals are undermining the global trading system

Overall, the three early 2020 agreements have started to transform the multilateral rule-based system into a largely bilaterally managed, outcome-based system. RTAs and their new practices accelerate the fragmentation of the world trading system into numerous trading zones with different overlapping memberships and trade coverage, tariffs, quotas, and quantitative trade targets, plus other rules such as local content and country of origin requirements as well as dispute settlement processes.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

China European Union

Fri, Dec 13, 2019

Conference call: US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) deal reached

On December 12, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and Baker McKenzie held a conference call to discuss the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) deal, its implications, and the road ahead.

Event Recap by Frederico Froes and Pablo Reynoso

Americas Economy & Business

Wed, Dec 11, 2019

With bipartisan support, USMCA “can stand the test of time”

“It is absolutely crucial for USMCA to be ratified with bipartisan support, and hopefully by including the Democrats in the process it will be an agreement that will serve the interest of all three countries for years to come," said Jason Marczak, director of the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center.

New Atlanticist by Jasper Gilardi

Mexico Trade

Wed, Nov 6, 2019

Marczak joins BBC World News to discuss violence in Mexico

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Unleashing US-Mexico opportunities: Featuring H.E. Arturo Herrera, Mexico’s secretary of finance

With one of the lowest public investment rates in Latin America, Mexico has experienced slower growth than its regional economic peers at 2.9 percent, as well as striking developmental disparities between different states.

Event Recaps by Frederico Froes

International Markets Mexico

Fri, Oct 25, 2019

Transport infrastructure in southern Mexico and Guatemala: A step toward development

Transport infrastructure development in Southern Mexico and Guatemala can boost local economic development and reduce migration by creating local economic opportunities for citizens.

New Atlanticist by María Fernanda Pérez Arguello & Pablo Reynoso Brito

Mexico Migration

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Ratified USMCA key to unlocking Mexican growth

The United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA) will “clearly be an incredible boost” to the Mexican economy at a time when global trade uncertainty threatens to dampen growth prospects around the world, Mexican Secretary of Finance Arturo Herrera said at the Atlantic Council on October 18.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Economy & Business International Markets