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Trade Business Roundtable Applauds Senate Passage of USMCA Implementing Legislation

Jan 16, 2020

Washington – Business Roundtable today released the following statement from Joshua Bolten, President & CEO of Business Roundtable, applauding passage of H.R. 5430, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Implementation Act, by the U.S. Senate:

“Today’s historic vote in the U.S. Senate on USMCA demonstrates strong bipartisan support for preserving and strengthening the $1.4 trillion in North American trade supporting over 12 million American jobs. Business Roundtable thanks Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Ron Wyden for working together to pass a modernized trade agreement that will benefit American workers, businesses and industries across broad sectors of the U.S. economy. We look forward to the President’s signature on this bill and will work closely with Congress and the Administration on USMCA implementation to ensure continued North American competitiveness.”