NAFTA commentary via Reuters, citing a US official

  • US official says Canada, Mexico have not made counterproposals on most major NAFTA demands
  • says that nafta deal still possible by March
  • Says Mexican counterproposal on public procurement seeks to crystallize Mexican reservations about US plan
  • Says nafta talks have made progress on consolidating texts, but no chapters closed
  • Says no nafta currency text proposed yet; USTR still working with US Treasury on this