Since the beginning of NAFTA in 1994, Mexico has experienced a dramatic deterioration in its ability to grow its own food. U.S. agricultural dumping of cheap exports has contributed to Mexico’s loss of food self-sufficiency.
MINNEAPOLIS—Today, a new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy’s Timothy A. Wise documents how the United States’ practice of agricultural dumping of cheap exports into Mexico has hampered the Mexican government’s efforts to improve food self-sufficiency.
The first formal trade dispute under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the renegotiated version of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), is moving to a new phase, with a legally-binding panel decision against Canada’s allocation of dairy Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs)
After years of tensions, a new cooperation agenda between the EU and the U.S. is welcomed by the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD), a coalition of over 75 leading European and U.S.-based organisations representing the consumer interest.
As the climate emergency deepens, governments, civil society, corporations and individuals must pursue multiple paths in order to meet or exceed the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. The Paris Agreement is not self-enforcing, and the commitments of the signatory governments are voluntary.