The Transportation Department has released a concept paper to Mexico in an attempt to begin negotiations to resolve the U.S.-Mexico trucking dispute. Contents of the concept paper can be found here.
This concept paper is the first attempt by the Obama administration to resolve a two-year trade dispute between Mexico and the United States. The dispute halted arose when Congress the cross-border trucking pilot program. The pilot program was developed and implemented to address Mexico’s concerns that the United States was not fulfilling its obligations under the North American Free Trade Agreement.