Government And Institutions

US trade envoy says NAFTA talks moving quickly

U.S. trade envoy Robert Lighthizer said on Monday negotiations with Canada and Mexico on modernizing NAFTA were moving quickly but it was too soon to know whether the sides will reach a conclusion before elections in Mexico and the United States.

US wants NAFTA five-year sunset provision

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that the United States was seeking to add a five-year sunset provision to the North American Free Trade Agreement to provide a regular, "systematic re-examination" of the trade pact.

EPA chief denies Icahn influence in biofuel regulation

Investor Carl Icahn never wielded excessive influence on U.S. biofuels policy while acting as President Donald Trump's adviser on regulation, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said in a letter to a Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse.