USTR Robert Lighthizer: USMCA Ratification by Mexico ‘Crucial Step Forward’

June 19, 2019

Washington, DC – United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer issued the following statement after Mexico’s Senate ratified the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) today:

“The USMCA is the strongest and most advanced trade agreement ever negotiated. It is good for the United States, Mexico, and Canada in a way that truly benefits our workers, farmers, and businesses. The USMCA’s ratification by Mexico is a crucial step forward, and I congratulate President López Obrador and the Mexican Senate on this historic achievement.”