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  • IBC Bank Chairman Named Co-Chair of Trade Policy Working Group

    BC Bank Chairman and CEO Dennis E. Nixon, a longtime advocate for free trade, was recently named co-chair with his Mexican counterpart, of the Trade Policy Working group of the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue.

  • From D.C. to San Antonio and Mexico, Influential Bank Exec Lobbies for Solutions

    As a teenager, Eddie Aldrete spent his after-school hours rolling The Evening Star while watching the Watergate scandal unfold on TV news broadcasts before heading out to deliver the papers in his Washington, D.C., neighborhood.​ In September... 

  • State Leaders to Congress: Pass USMCA Now

    Forty-nine U.S. states count Canada or Mexico as one of their top three merchandise export markets. Trade with these two countries supports 12 million American jobs and is vital to businesses of every size, sector, and region. That’s why last week the U.S. Chamber...

  • USMCA ratification must trump all partisan politicking

    Recently we at the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce had the opportunity, together with the Texas Farm Bureau, the Texas Association of Business and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, to welcome U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz to Waco for a...

  • Texas Manufacturers Gather in Washington to Urge USMCA Passage

    The National Association of Manufacturers Is Committed to Helping Manufacturers and Manufacturing Employees in Texas by Supporting USMCA Passage. Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, July 17, the National Association of…

  • WTAS: Support for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

    Letter from 28 State Governors: “As governors, we support smart and strategic trade agreements that promote economic growth in our states and expand opportunities for our workers, farmers, and manufacturers. …

  • As Tariff Threat Still Looms, San Antonio Leaders Fearful of Goods Price Hikes

    SAN ANTONIO — Although he called off the tariffs in a tweet on Friday, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter Monday that a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods could be reinstated. That’s if…

  • Texas Business Leaders Warn Tariffs on Mexico Could Deal Blow to Economy

    AUSTIN, Texas — President Trump said tariffs on Mexico will stem illegal immigration. But border leaders and Texas lawmakers are warning a looming trade war with the state’s top trade…

  • USMCA rescue mission

    Texas business group that has been pushing for congressional approval of USMCA warns that Trump’s plan to ramp up tariffs on nearly $350 billion worth of Mexican goods over the…

  • Trump’s tariff gambit against Mexico would hammer Texas, hiking prices on autos, beer and more

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s surprise plan to levy tariffs on all goods imported to the U.S. from Mexico would strike a hammer blow to Texas, threatening the state’s economy and…

  • Tariffs on Mexico could deal blow to Houston economy

    Houston’s biggest industries may be scrambling to manage escalating costs next month if President Donald Trump follows through with his threat to place tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico,…

  • Trump’s Mexico tariff plan could cost Texas billions

    The bill paid by Texas businesses and consumers could top a whopping $26 billion annually if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to slap a tariff on all…

  • Tariffs on Mexico could deal blow to Texas economy

    Texas’ biggest industries may be scrambling to manage escalating costs next month if President Donald Trump follows through with his threat to place tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico,…

  • Trump's Mexico tariffs would hurt Borderplex cross-border trade economy, leaders say

    Leaders in El Paso and New Mexico said President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on goods coming from Mexico would greatly hurt the regional economy, which is fueled by trade…

  • Reaction To Tariffs On Mexico Mixed In North Texas

    Some business groups, including the Dallas Regional Chamber and the Texas Association of Business aren’t happy because Texas is the largest exporting state — especially to Mexico. View the video…

  • Aldrete: Economic consequences of Trump's Mexico tariff plan could be severe

    “The Texas Association of Business and the Texas-Mexico Trade Coalition condemn the coercive measures of raising tariffs on Mexico over ‘illegal immigrants.’ Immigration will not be resolved by tariffs; however,…

  • Trump’s Mexico tariff plan raises concerns in Texas

    President Donald Trump’s latest trade threat, the imposition of a 5-percent tariff on all goods imported to the United States from Mexico, isn’t sitting well with Texas business and political…

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