Trade, supply chain, and agribusiness experts discussed what a renegotiated NAFTA might look like. ... Play Video
Audrae Erickson, Vice President, External Affairs and Corporate Communications, Mead Johnson Nutrition
Amgad Shehata, Vice President, Strategic Development, Latin America, UPS
Veso Sobot, Director, Corporate Affairs, IPEX
Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (moderator)
Representatives of the private sector working in North America discussed the importance of international supply chains and agriculture trade happening in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The panelists analyzed how competitive the United States and North America are in the global economy because of preferences coming from the North American Free Trade Agreement and the implications in changing terms for the trade bloc.
Watch an expert conversation on the integrated nature of the three NAFTA economies and what might come next with a possible renegotiation of the trade agreement. ... Play Video
Gilles Gauthier, Economic Affairs Minister, Embassy of Canada
Warren Maruyama, Partner, Hogan Lovells; Former General Counsel, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Charles Roh, Former U.S. Deputy Chief Negotiator for NAFTA
Kenneth Smith Ramos, Director, Trade & NAFTA Office, Embassy of Mexico
Wendy Cutler, Vice President, Asia Society Policy Institute (moderator)
Experts and policy developers who work with Mexico, Canada, and the United States discussed the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the potential changes in the trade agreement, and how these negotiations can affect global trade and Asia.