The fourth round of talks to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)--enacted 23 years ago—begins this week on October 11-15, 2017 in Washington, D.C. 

Following the third round of talks between Canada, the United States and Mexico earlier this month, industry insiders agreed that the most “contentious issues” have not been introduced by the three countries.

In round four, the U.S. is looking for changes to component percentages that Canada, Mexico and even the U.S. auto sector itself are not excited about. The U.S. is also expected to table a dairy proposal related to Canada’s supply management system.

Free Integration Point Webcast

Preparing for Increased Anti-Dumping/Countervailing Duty Enforcement in the U.S.

 Thursday, October 12, 2-3 p.m. EDT

Wade Gerdemann, Founder and Chief at Newport Trade Services

Jeff Bensing, Principle at Mercor Consulting

The ongoing implementation by U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) of enhanced Anti-Dumping/Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD) enforcement policies and procedures is having a direct impact on U.S. importer operations. These steps are an indication of the importance that the current U.S. administration places on prioritizing trade enforcement actions.