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U.S. on NAFTA deal: Either now or next year

by Alexander Panetta (feat. Eric Miller)

Canadian Press
May 1, 2018

WASHINGTON - The United States says it hopes to conclude a NAFTA agreement this month, otherwise negotiations risk being punted off to 2019 and into an uncertain political climate.

U.S. trade czar Robert Lighthizer laid out his preferred timetable Tuesday: he noted that he's scheduled to head to China this week, then holds NAFTA meetings with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts May 7, and said he wants a deal within a fortnight thereafter.

''I'd like to get it done in a week or two after that. If not, then you start having a problem,'' Lighthizer said in a lunchtime discussion at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington....

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