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NAFTA Renegotiation

EPIC Translations Provides Feedback for NAFTA Renegotiation

In early 2016, Congress passed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act, also known as TFTEA, that created a new role for the SBA’s Office of Advocacy: to facilitate greater consideration of economic issues during international trade negotiations. On May 18, 2017, the President notified Congress of the intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA renegotiation). The notification triggered Advocacy’s obligations under TFTEA, causing the creation of a report to be made out for Congress. This report was based on the views of small businesses regarding the potential economic effects of a renegotiated NAFTA.

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