Nafta summit thrashes out energy and regulations
Monday, April 2, 2012
The top leaders of the US, Canada and Mexico hold a trilateral North American Leaders’ Summit at the White House today to thrash out conflicts in energy and regulations to boost economic competitiveness and increase jobs.
President Barack Obama hosts Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada and President Felipe Calderon of Mexico for talks on economic growth and competitiveness, citizen security against terrorism, energy and climate change, according to the White House.
Canada and Mexico, partners with the US in the 1994 Nafta accord, account for 19 percent and 13 percent, respectively, of all goods sold abroad last year.