Mexico hails USMCA trade deal as win for North American countries

World Today

FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2014 file photo, employees at work in the new multibillion-dollar Honda car plant in Celaya, in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato. Many in the U.S. government, and even some in Mexico, say the new trade agreement reached in Aug. 2018, between the two countries will help increase the extremely low wages in Mexico’s auto industry. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)

Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexico’s outgoing president, praised the deal as a win for all three nations. And his successor, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador also gave the deal his blessing.

The agreement is to be signed just before Lopez Obrador’s inauguration on Dec. 1.

CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstok reported on reaction in Mexico City.

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