Mexico, U.S., Canada amend NAFTA origin rules on host of products

by Reuters
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 18:48 GMT

June 29 (Reuters) - Mexico, the United States and Canada have signed off on amending the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to liberalize rules of origin for a host of products, the Canadian prime minister's Web site said.

Products covered include natural gas, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, rubber, metals, industrial and electrical machinery and precision instruments, the site said, adding they account for $166 billion in annual trilateral trade. (Reporting by Ana Isabel Martinez and Veronica Gomez)

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