North America’s new trade agreement: Frequently Asked Questions

Known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in the U.S., the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) in Canada, and the Tratado entre México, Estados Unidos y Canadá (T-MEC) in Mexico, the Agreement will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and creates a modernized free-trade system between the three parties.

To help members of the trade community better understand the nuances of the new agreement and certain country-specific requirements, Livingston has assembled the following question and answer documents, based on the topics we’re most commonly asked about.


 Canada FAQ (CUSMA)

 Mexico FAQ (T-MEC)

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