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The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Applauds Congressional Ratification of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Washington D. C. – The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) applauds the joint efforts of the House and Senate for uniting in the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). This historic agreement promises to modernize trade between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada and break down critical barriers that will allow for economic expansion with our neighboring countries. The USMCA provides strong rules of trade between our countries and further ensures that all businesses, especially small to medium-sized firms have equitable opportunity to participate in the economic benefits of free trade. This trilateral trade deal will have a sizeable economic impact with tangible outcomes for the Hispanic business community in the United States. The USHCC urges President Donald J. Trump to sign the agreement as soon as possible to continue our trade evolution.


As a country we need 21st century trade policies that evolve our economic growth for the prosperity of all American business. This modernized trade agreement capitalizes on integrated supply chains that link U.S. manufacturers with their counterparts throughout North America which allows them to expand and contribute largely to the American economy.


“Through the passage of the USMCA, members of Congress have chosen to seize the opportunity,” said Ramiro A. Cavazos, President and CEO of the USHCC, “This will enable greater economic growth by making trade more efficient. We urge the president to sign the agreement immediately and with no further delay so that American business can continue to expand and prosper.”


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