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What Renegotiating NAFTA Would Mean For Illinois’ Economy

The North American Free Trade Agreement is on the table as President Donald Trump plans to renegotiate the long-standing deal. Calling NAFTA the “worst trade deal in history,” Trump has criticized former President Bill Clinton for signing it in 1993. The agreement allowed for the U.S., Mexico, and Canada to trade goods without having to pay high tariffs. What will renegotiating it mean for Illinois manufacturers? A majority of the state’s exports go to NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico. Morning Shift talks to Greg Baise, the president and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association.

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