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January 29, 2020
President Donald Trump signed the United State-Canada-Mexico Agreement Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the White House. The legislation contains provisions that proponents say will support mutually beneficial trade leading to freer markets, fairer trade and economic growth in North America. (Submitted Photo)
Governor, SD lawmakers praise signing of USMCA
January 29, 2020 - 2:05pm
Sen. Kevin Cramer, left, Sen. John Hoeven and Rep. Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota delegation rejoices after Trump signs North American trade deal
January 29, 2020 - 1:28pm
Trump signs USMCA deal, revamping North American trade rules
January 29, 2020 - 11:21am
January 16, 2020
Sen. Kevin Cramer, left, and Sen. John Hoeven. Forum News Service file photo
Hoeven, Cramer pleased after Senate approves Mexico-Canada trade deal
January 16, 2020 - 3:18pm
January 1, 2020
Ariel Delouya, right, the Canadian consul in Minneapolis, and Steven Buchta, consul and trade commissioner covering agriculture, say the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade should be good for everybody. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Canadian consul: USMCA is 'better' ag for all
January 1, 2020 - 7:00am
December 19, 2019
Ears of popcorn, harvested and dried in the sun, in Choteje, Mexico. Mexico imports a lot of corn from the U.S.  (Rodrigo Cruz/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
House passes trade deal; Senate vote may wait until after impeachment trial
December 19, 2019 - 5:12pm
December 16, 2019
Trucks enter Laredo, Texas, after crossing from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Jan. 12, 2019. (Meredith Kohut/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Trump's trade team puts USMCA back on track after Mexican official says he is 'very satisfied'
December 16, 2019 - 3:02pm
December 15, 2019
The Capitol building in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
New North America trade deal hits snag as Mexico objects to U.S. labor inspectors
December 15, 2019 - 1:26pm
December 10, 2019
Kevin Cramer speaks alongside President Donald Trump on June 27 at Scheels Arena in Fargo. Trump came to the city twice to campaign for Cramer, who unseated incumbent Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in November. Forum file photo
Here's what people are saying about the deal to advance the USMCA
December 10, 2019 - 2:47pm
October 11, 2019
President Donald Trump rallies with nearly 20,000 supporters Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Minneapolis. Thousands of protesters marched outside the Target Center ahead of the event. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
'Waiting is not in the interest of the American economy': Business leaders echo Trump's push for USMCA
October 11, 2019 - 1:28pm
September 18, 2019
U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., speaks during a trade and tariff forum on Wednesday during Dakotafest in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
South Dakota's Rep. Johnson to Congress: Time to pass the USMCA
September 18, 2019 - 4:40pm
August 6, 2019
Members of the group Farmers for Free Trade made their latest stop in their Motorcade for Trade tour at Farmfest on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Motorcade for Trade stops at Farmfest to stump for USMCA
August 6, 2019 - 4:37pm
June 19, 2019
Truck drivers wait to speak to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer soon after arriving in the U.S. from Mexico at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry cargo facility in San Diego on June 7, 2013. Bloomberg photo by Sam Hodgson.
Mexico becomes first country to ratify USMCA North American trade deal
June 19, 2019 - 10:17pm
November 5, 2018
Study: Net loss to US ag from USMCA
November 5, 2018 - 6:00am
October 22, 2018
File photo of fields of barley bookending a rural Hannaford, N.D., country road. Darren Gibbins / The Forum
New trade agreement OK for dry beans, barley, officials say
October 22, 2018 - 7:08am