Mexico first to ratify new North American trade agreement
Mexico has become the first country to ratify the new trilateral trade deal pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump as a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The Mexican Senate gave the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement overwhelming approval with a 114-4 vote Wednesday. All three North American leaders have signaled approval for the pact, which must be ratified by the nations' respective legislatures.
"The USMCA is synonymous with opportunity in the short and long term," Mexican Sen. Veronica Martinez Garcia said.
Mexico's undersecretary for foreign affairs, Jesus Seade, praised the passage....