USMCA to be signed tomorrow – NMBC invited to White House to attend ceremony: After almost a year of legislative stalemates and political deal making, the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) will be signed by President Trump, tomorrow, Wednesday, January 29th. NMBC President Carla Sonntag has been invited to attend the White House bill signing ceremony and will joining the President as he enacts this landmark agreement.
NMBC is proud to have been New Mexico’s leading and strongest advocate for the USMCA trade agreement. The USMCA’s importance to New Mexican manufacturing, trade and intellectual property protection is massive:
- The jobs of more than two million American manufacturing workers depend on exports to Canada and Mexico, including 27,133 workers in New Mexico.
- New Mexican manufacturers sold $1.5 billion in manufactured goods to Canada and Mexico in 2018, and one out of every eight manufacturers in New Mexico export to Canada and Mexico.
- USMCA Strengthens and modernizes America’s innovation engine by including best-in-class intellectual property rules while setting new standards for the 21st-century digital economy.