Over 200 groups launch USMCA Coalition

February 26, 2019

More than 200 companies and associations representing manufacturers, technology companies, farmers, ranchers, and service providers ...launched the USMCA Coalition [on February 26, 2019], which will advocate for congressional approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said in a press release...

The coalition over the coming weeks and months will make the case for quick passage of implementing legislation to lawmakers, and will work to inform the U.S. public of the deal’s benefits.

“USMCA establishes best-in-class rules for e-commerce, digital trade, customs, and intellectual property protection,” UPS Global Public Affairs President and coalition co-chair Laura Lane said in a statement. “The agreement includes rules that will help American entrepreneurs and innovators grow their businesses and keep their edge amid tough global competition.”...

This is excerpted from the 26 February 2019 edition of the American Shipper.


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