NAFTA Renegotiation: The Ins and Outs of Modernizing North American Trade

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NAFTA Renegotiation: The Ins and Outs of Modernizing North American Trade

July 31, 2017

On today's "Global Exchange" Podcast, we continue our discussion on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Join Colin in conversation with two experts on Canadian trade -- Rob Wright & John Weekes -- as they discuss Canada's goals for negotiations, and the process for getting a multilateral agreement such as NAFTA done in a timely manner.

Participant Biographies

  • Colin Robertson (host): A former Canadian diplomat, Colin Robertson is Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and a Senior Advisor to Dentons LLP.
  • Rob Wright: served as Canadian Ambassador to China from 2005-2009. He served as Ambassador to Japan from 2001-2005. From 1995-2001 he was Canadian Deputy Minister for International Trade.
  • John Weekes: Canada’s ambassador to the WTO from 1995 to 1999 and the chief negotiator for Canada during the original NAFTA negotiation.

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