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NAFTA negotiations hold important lessons for UK

If Brexit Britain wants a deal with Trump, our negotiators should study how the president operates

By David Henig  

Donald Trump arrives to make an announcement on the status of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) from the Oval Office. Photo: Sipa USA/SIPA USA/PA Images

Confounding a significant number of predictions it looks like President Trump may deliver on his pledge to renegotiate NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement. There are still hurdles to overcome, but Mexico has signed up in principle, and talks have now resumed with Canada, the third party to NAFTA. The president has started the process of notifying Congress, which has the ultimate say. He has until the end of September to…

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