Ducey, AZ & NAFTA – Rework Could Improve Trade

Ducey says NAFTA rework could improve Arizona-Mexico trade

By KTAR.com
January 11, 2018 at 9:40 am

PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey said trade between Arizona and Mexico is a key part of his state’s economy and that could be improved further by reworking the North American Free Trade Agreement.

“We certainly are advocating for an improvement or a modern NAFTA,” he told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Arizona’s Morning News on Thursday.

“It was written in a rotary-phone economy. The world has changed dramatically.”

Ducey said he was a fan of NAFTA and saw positives in renegotiating it.

“We think it’s important that there is free and fair trade between our [Mexico and the United States] and NAFTA supports that,” he said.

The governor said NAFTA, in part, allowed his state to have a good trade relationship that helps Arizona land big deals.  READ MORE