Mexico May Leave World Trade Organization, Stressing Tensions With U.S.

Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 11:35am
Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 2:43pm
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The departure of Mexico’s ambassador from the World Trade Organization (WTO) could complicate trade disputes between the United State and Mexico — Arizona’s largest trading partner.

Bloomberg News reports Mexico’s current trade representative to the WTO in Geneva is preparing to leave. This follows news that Mexico’s president could also close Mexico’s trade office in Washington, D.C., to free up money for domestic spending programs.

To find out more about what this means, The Show spoke with Sapna Gupta, a senior policy analyst at the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University.

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