Cato Connects

#CatoConnects: NAFTA and the Trump Tariffs

March 14, 2018 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT


Featuring Simon Lester (@snlester), Trade Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; Inu Manak (@inumanak), Visiting Scholar, Cato Institute; Caleb O. Brown (@cobrown), Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.

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The President has linked tariffs on aluminum and steel to the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations, although he has exempted Canada and Mexico for now. Negotiations on a new NAFTA had been looking positive, but linking the trade deal to tariffs could undermine that progress. What is the future of continental free trade? And how should a renegotiated NAFTA be different?