NSBA Urges Action on USMCA

July 10, 2019

On Tuesday, July 10, 2019, the National Small Business Association is joining the USMCA Day of Action in urging Congressional action to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Passage of USMCA has been a key priority for NSBA and was a focal point in our recent member fly-ins where small-business leaders...

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House Deal on Ex-Im Bank

June 26, 2019

Last week, the House Financial Services Committee agreed to a long-term deal that would keep Ex-Im Bank operational for seven years.

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Trump Calls for Tariffs on Mexican Imports

May 31, 2019

Yesterday, President Trump announced plans to impose a five percent tariff on all goods entering the U.S. from Mexico unless Mexico addresses the flow of illegal immigration coming to the U.S. Absent action by Mexico, the tariffs would begin June 10 and could increase to 25 percent by early-October. Mexican...

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NSBA Joins USMCA Coalition

February 27, 2019

Yesterday, NSBA and SBEA joined a broad coalition to advocate for congressional approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

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NSBA Endorses USMCA

February 13, 2019

The NSBA Board of Trustees recently endorsed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement which includes language to promote the growth of small businesses.

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US Trade Rep Outline for USMCA 

January 31, 2019

Earlier this week, the U.S. Trade Representative sent an outline to Congress identifying changes needed to implement the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

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U.S.-China Trade Truce

December 4, 2018

Last week, President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to a temporary trade ceasefire to allow time for further negotiations, halting temporarily significant tariffs on imported goods.

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U.S. Signs New Trade Deal with Mexico and Canada

December 4, 2018

Late last week, President Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau and Mexican President Peña Nieto signed the new U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) in Buenos Aires, resolving a trade dispute between the U.S. and its closest neighbors.

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