Canada's minority Liberal government kicked off the ratification process for a new continental trade pact on Monday and urged opposition lawmakers to formally approve the deal as quickly as possible.
Trump will reportedly sign the deal during a ceremony at the White House.
President Donald Trump will sign a trade pact between the United States, Mexico and Canada on Wednesday during a ceremony at the White House, an administration official told Reuters on Thursday.
The Canadian government will unveil legislation to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada trade deal on Jan. 29, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has high expectations for exports since the USMCA and U.S.-China trade deals arrived.
Despite his original fear after the tariffs on steel and aluminum were implemented, he said his company ended up having "a pretty good year."
U.S. Dairy Export Council CEO and former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discusses how new trade deals are impacting the dairy industry.
Here are the eight Democrats, one Republican and one independent who voted against the USMCA.
Approval in the Republican-led upper chamber followed months of modifications by the Democratically-controlled House.
The deal had the votes to pass the Senate Wednesday in Washington.
While none of the candidates appear entirely happy with the deal, most advocate for supporting it.
Senate approval would send the USMCA to Trump's desk to be signed, the last step before it begins to be implemented. The House voted 385 to 41 to approve it in December.
The USMCA appears destined to become law, but while the agreement will be beneficial for Mexico, Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff argued its effects will be "marginal" in the U.S.
Two Republicans and one Democrat voted against the trade deal, with 25 senators voting in favor.
"It's got a large bipartisan support in the Senate," Trump trade adviser says.
Trade deals and the National Defense Authorization Act will be a tailwind for the U.S. economy in 2020, said Peter Navarro
Both sides say the $1.2 trillion deal will be better for Americans than the North American Free Trade Agreement.
USMCA could boost US GDP by up to 1.2 percentage points and add 588,900 jobs, according to the International Trade Commission.
India is America's ninth-largest trading partner, accounting for some $143 billion in goods and services transactions.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reacts to USMCA naysayers who say the bill is not better than NAFTA.