#CatoConnects: NAFTA and the Trump Tariffs

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

Online: http://www.facebook.com/CatoInstitute

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.

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?