Tariff Dispute Complicates U.S. Ties With Mexico


Wall Street Journal  | Sun, Jun 9, 2019

by Vivian Salama in Washington, José de Córdoba in Mexico City and Robbie Whelan in New York


President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico was averted by an immigration deal late Friday, but scrambles anew the already-delicate relationship between two neighbors struggling to resolve the trade and border issues that are top priorities for the White House.

The tensions come as the countries push to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement to replace Nafta, the 25-year-old pact that turbocharged cross-border trade, drew the ire of Mr. Trump and some of his supporters, and more closely bound the nations together.

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