Statement of USTR Robert Lighthizer at the Closing of the Seventh Round of NAFTA Renegotiations

Statement of USTR Robert Lighthizer at the Closing of the Seventh Round of NAFTA Renegotiations As Delivered March 5, 2018 Mexico City, Mexico Ambassador Lighthizer: Good Afternoon. Let me begin by commending Secretary Guajardo for a terrific job hosting this seventh round of negotiations here in Mexico City. It is a privilege to return to ...
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Closing Statement of USTR Robert Lighthizer at the Sixth Round of NAFTA Renegotiations

Closing Statement of USTR Robert Lighthizer at the Sixth Round of NAFTA Renegotiations As Delivered January 29, 2018 Montreal, Canada   Ambassador Lighthizer: It is a pleasure to be here in Quebec. Montreal is one of the great cities of the world, and I have not been back in many years, and I’ve missed it. ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Kelly Craft at the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada Christmas Reception

As prepared for delivery. Thank you, Rick for that kind introduction.  You read it just the way I wrote it, which I appreciate! Rick and his Chamber colleagues briefed me on my very first official trip to the Toronto consulate.  The American Chamber here is a WORKING chamber, and it deserves much of the credit ...
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Trilateral Statement on the Conclusion of the Fifth Round of NAFTA Negotiations

Trilateral Statement on the Conclusion of the Fifth Round of NAFTA Negotiations Mexico City, Mexico – Today in Mexico City, the negotiating teams of Mexico, Canada, and the United States, concluded the Fifth Round of the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), gathering nearly 30 negotiating groups. In response to ...
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Trilateral Statement on the Conclusion of the Fourth Round of NAFTA Negotiations

Washington, DC – Today, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, and Mexican Secretary of the Economy Ildefonso Guajardo successfully concluded the fourth round of the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The round took place in Arlington, Virginia, from October 11-17, 2017, covering seven ...
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Trilateral Statement on the Conclusion of the Third Round of NAFTA Negotiations

Ottawa, Canada – Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, Mexican Secretary of the Economy Ildefonso Guajardo, and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today successfully concluded the third round of the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The round took place in Ottawa, Canada from September 23 to 27, 2017.  Negotiators ...
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Trilateral Statement on the Conclusion of the Second Round of NAFTA Negotiations

  Washington, DC – On September 5, 2017, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Secretary of the Economy Ildefonso Guajardo concluded the second round of the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in Mexico City, Mexico. This concluded five days of meetings ...
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Canadian experts to participate in U.S. exchange program on sustainably growing the “Blue Economy”

Canadian experts in environmental policy and conservation will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from August 14 to 23 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on the oceans and their economic viability. The participants will explore the challenge of sustainably growing the “blue economy.”
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Canadian Delegation Gearing Up for SelectUSA Investment Summit

Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin today announced that 53 companies from a variety of industries across Canada will be travelling to Washington D.C. to participate in the SelectUSA Investment Summit (Summit), June 18-20.
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United States Secretary of the Treasury Meets With Canadian Ministers and Parliamentarians

United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with his Canadian counterpart Finance Minister Bill Morneau and a number of Canadian Ministers and parliamentarians today, on his first visit to Canada as Secretary.
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Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin delivers remarks at the SEUS-CP conference

This year’s successful 10th anniversary Southeastern United States-Canadian Provinces (SEUS-CP) annual conference was hosted in Toronto by the Ontario Government on June 4-6. Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin delivered remarks at the conference and participated in several meetings, including meetings with Agriculture Secretary Perdue, Canadian Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. The conference focused ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Aubin celebrates 38 years of the California Wine Fair in Canada!

On March 31, U.S. Embassy Ottawa’s Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin Moore joined trade representatives, media and consumers in celebrating the newest and best vintages of more than 75 California wineries at the California Wine Fair Ottawa, hosted by The Wine Institute.
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Empowering Female Leaders

Republished from www.whitehouse.gov . President Trump promised to make women’s empowerment a priority. Earlier this week, President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau took the first steps toward making that a reality by creating the United States-Canada Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders. “In order to create economic growth and lots of very ...
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United States-Canada Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement

President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau are proud to launch actions ensuring a strong, sustainable and viable Arctic economy and ecosystem.
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The United States and Canada: The Strength of Partnership

"Our exceptional and unique ties are rooted in a common border that stretches for 5,525 miles, over 200 years of closely interwoven history and culture, our largest economic relationship worldwide, our similar values."
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Joint Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada and the President

Given the great importance of the softwood lumber industry to the economies of the United States and Canada, on March 10, 2016, we instructed the United States Trade Representative and the Canadian Minister of International Trade to intensively explore all options and report back on the key features that would address the issue.
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U.S. Ambassadors to Lead Investor Delegations to 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit

Ambassador Bruce Heyman will be among the 22 U.S. Chiefs of Mission joining President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, and other administration officials at the 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit June 20th and 21st in Washington, D.C.
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Ambassador Heyman at the Great Lakes Economic Forum

"Whether we are working jointly to ensure the environmental health of the region, cooperating to expedite the safe and efficient transport of goods and services across our shared border, or developing innovative approaches to the challenges of our time, the Great Lakes region will continue to play a central role in U.S. and Canadian prosperity."
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Statement from U.S. Ambassador Bruce A. Heyman on Trans-Pacific Partnership Signing

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman issued the following statement regarding today’s signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in Auckland, New Zealand: “Today the United States, Canada, and 10 other Pacific nations signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a high-standard agreement that covers roughly 40 percent of global GDP and will enable North America’s economies ...
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Economic growth: Canadians to Participate in U.S. Program to Increase Bilateral Cooperation

Five Canadians working in areas relating to economic development will visit Washington, D.C. and other U.S. cities from March 24 to April 11 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on Economic Partnerships in the U.S. The program is organized by the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and sponsored by the U.S. Department of ...
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