The President of the United States, Donald Trump, stressed that the free trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico, known as T-MEC, which came into force on Wednesday, is “paying tribute” and “a tremendous victory”. for American workers.
In a statement, Trump acknowledged that the agreement contains the “largest, fairest, and most balanced, ever-negotiated” and “innovative” provisions for economic growth and job support in the North American country.
In addition, in the White House text, he highlighted the impact of the T-MEC on automotive manufacturers and workers, as well as on agriculture in the United States, indicating that “finally fair treatment is being given to” wheat “grown in the country , and for digital commerce, services and small businesses.
“Hundreds of thousands of jobs will be added to the economy,” Trump said, adding that the United States “appreciates” Mexico and Canada’s efforts to ensure that North America “strengthens its economy while struggling with the coronavirus pandemic “. .