Since the outset of the declaration of a global pandemic, the communities and businesses along the United States’ borders with Mexico and Canada have, like every other community in the country, been affected from both [...]
Backsliding towards protectionism: USTR actions toward imported Mexican fresh produce undermine USMCA
Border Trade Alliance President Ms. Britton Clarke said her organization is concerned the moves by the administration risk undermining the recently implemented United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.
In advance of the virtual hearings on August 13th and 20th to consider foreign trade practices that may be harming American growers of seasonal and perishable, the BTA led members of the Arizona Congressional delegation [...]
Full text of the testimony by BTA Chair, Sergio Contreras, at the USTR Hearing regarding trade distorting policies that may be affecting seasonal and perishable products in U.S. Commerce.
In response to the Department of Homeland Security's announcement that travel restrictions in place at the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico borders will remain in place for at least an additional month until August 20, the BTA [...]
Sergio Contreras, president and CEO of RGV Partnership, to helm BTA Board of Directors WASHINGTON (June 11, 2020) –Sergio Contreras, the president and CEO of the RGV Partnership, the regional chamber of commerce and economic [...]