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Statement of U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia On Signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia issued the following statement regarding the signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):

“Thanks to the unyielding dedication of President Trump, the United States will now have a fair and reciprocal trade agreement with Mexico and Canada. USMCA will bring jobs, increased trade and stronger economic growth to our already record-setting economy, growing GDP by as much as $235 billion and adding as many as 500,000 new jobs.

“President Trump has delivered on a promise. This historic agreement will level the playing field for American workers, preparing American businesses for the demands of a 21st Century economy. The Department of Labor stands ready to fully implement USMCA to the benefit of American workers.”

Agency
Office of the Secretary
Date
January 29, 2020
Release Number
20-169-NAT
Contact: Emily Weeks
Phone Number
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