CPMA is actively engaged in representing the fresh produce industry as Canada, Mexico and the United States renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This page will be updated regularly with important information, press releases and upcoming activities relating to the renegotiation of NAFTA. For CPMA members, regular updates will also be featured in our monthly newsletter Produce Now.
CPMA and The Wilson Center Host NAFTA Event
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CPMA, in collaboration with The Wilson Institute, will be hosting a "NAFTA and the Fresh Produce Industry" panel discussion and reception in Washington, D.C. on Monday, September 18th, 2017.
CPMA President Ron Lemaire and CPMA Chair Rick Alcocer meet with State officials in California
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On July 27th and 28th, CPMA President Ron Lemaire and CPMA Board Chair Rick Alcocer meet with California state officials to highlight the benefits of NAFTA between Canada and the United States.
CPMA submits comments to federal government on NAFTA
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On July 14th, 2017, Ron Lemaire, President of CPMA, submitted comments to the Government of Canada regarding the upcoming renegotiations of NAFTA, emphasizing the importance of ongoing free trade of fruit and vegetables in North America.
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Need information on NAFTA and the U.S administration’s decision to renegotiate the trade deal?
Read CPMA’s NAFTA At-a-Glance report.
Submit your comments to CPMA
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CPMA will make a submission to the federal government on the renegotiation and modernization of NAFTA.
Send your comments to CPMA so they can be incorporated into our overall submission.
CPMA submits comments to U.S. Trade Representative
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On June 9th, 2017, Ron Lemaire, President of CPMA, submitted comments about the importance of NAFTA for consideration by the U.S. Trade Representative.
Public consultations on NAFTA
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The Government of Canada has announced public consultations on the renegotiation and modernization of NAFTA.
CPMA statement on NAFTA renegotiations
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On behalf of its members, CPMA issued a statement regarding the United States administration’s decision to renegotiate NAFTA.
NAFTA Fast Fact Links
For more on the North American Free Trade Agreement, visit these web pages: