This Christmas, Mexico plans to produce and market around 16 million Christmas Eve flowers. In 2014, exports of this plant reached $1.2 million. The main destinations were the United States, Canada, Nicaragua, Guatemala and South Korea.
A new North American trade agreement has been struck between the US, Canada and Mexico following tense negotiations. But is this a victory for US President Donald Trump or is the picture a little more nuanced?
With the clock ticking, the US and Canada have reached a new trilateral trade deal with Mexico. Called USMCA, the pact will create a revamped NAFTA with key sections focusing on auto imports and Canada's dairy market.
US President Donald Trump has announced a breakthrough in talks on a new trade pact with Mexico, saying he hoped the "really good deal" would be joined by third NAFTA member Canada, which didn't take part in the talks.
As the US and Mexico unveil a reworked trade agreement, the old one's third leg, Canada, said its signature is needed and it may not sign it. But what have the US and Mexico agreed and how much leverage does Ottawa have?
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