Trump and trade agreements

On January 23, President Trump directed the United States Trade Representative to withdraw the United States as a signatory to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement; the acting USTR gave notification to that effect on January 30. And on May 18, 2017, the Trump Administration sent a 90-day notification to Congress of its intent to begin talks with Canada and Mexico to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Two CRS Insight Reports cover the TPP and NAFTA developments: The United States Withdraws from the TPP (May 23, 2017, IN10646) and North American Free Trade Agreement: Notification for Renegotiation (May 19, 2017 IN10706). — Joe

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