September 20, 2017 Hot Topics

At Round 4 of the NAFTA 2.0 negotiating session, October 12, 2017, the U.S. tabled its proposal seeking unworkable changes to the automotive Rules of Origin. Because of the complexity and numerous interrelated features of the Rules of Origin, the cascading effect on other provisions will lead to highly disruptive consequences harmful to the competitiveness of the manufacturing industry and the thousands of jobs the integrated supply chain supports across Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.