OECD Secretary-General Gurría welcomes announcement of new trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada

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FAO/Giulio Napolitano FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva (right) and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría launch the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook.

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OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría has welcomed the announcement of a new, modernised United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

“The OECD has long supported open markets for trade and investment as a crucial driver of economic growth and jobs”, Mr. Gurría said. “Today’s announcement supports strong growth and good jobs in all three countries; it will boost the confidence of firms and investors by preserving stable and predictable rules-based trade in North America. It will make the region more productive and more competitive internationally”.

The Secretary-General praised the political leadership and dedicated negotiating efforts of all three countries.

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