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ATA Applauds North American Trade Agreement

| October 2, 2018
ATA President and CEO Chris Spear

ATA President and CEO Chris Spear

Leaders of the American Trucking Associations praised the governments of the United StatesCanada and Mexico for coming together on a framework for continued free trade between the three North American nations.

“ATA is pleased that the United StatesCanada and Mexico will continue their nearly 25-year-long tradition of free and open trade among North American neighbors,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “The wide-ranging pact is a positive step for the nearly 50,000 Americans working in jobs directly connected to cross-border trucking – as well as the more than seven million Americans working in trucking-related jobs.”

“ATA congratulates the Administration and the negotiators from all three countries on coming up with a deal that will continue to strengthen our collective economies and improve our relations,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. “Trucks move nearly $385 billion in goods between the U.S. and Mexico, and $336 billion in trade across the Canad

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