Obama Pledges to Resolve Mexican Trucking Dispute


In a summit in Guadalajara that ended Monday, President Barack Obama told his Mexican counterpart Felipe Calderon that he is committed to resolving a dispute over truck access to U.S. highways.

Removing restrictions that prevent Mexican trucks from delivering goods across the border has been a top issue for Calderon since the U.S. Congress, citing safety concerns, ended a pilot program in March that allowed some trucks access. Mexico retaliated by imposing $2.4 billion in tariffs on U.S. goods after the program ended.

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  1. […] the Administration has yet to make progress with Mexico in removing the tariffs. Last summer, paid lip service to fixing the problem, and it looked as though the administration had completed a review of a […]

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