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Trump Administration Losing Patience on Nafta, Sources Say

  • Negotiators want concrete progress next week in Montreal
  • U.S. serious about threat to kill deal with Canada, Mexico
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Canada and Mexico Looking for U.S. to Show Flexibility

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U.S. officials have a stern message for their Canadian and Mexican counterparts on the eve of the most important round of Nafta talks yet: They’re losing patience with the resistance to their proposals to rework the trade accord.

The comments are the latest in a flurry of pronouncements -- made both in public and in private -- that have come out from all three sides in recent days as they seek to drive negotiations for a new North American Free Trade Agreement in their favor.