A White House statement says President Trump is committed to renegotiating another trade deal, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which was signed in 1994 by the US, Canada and Mexico.
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US stocks were in positive territory virtually the entire day, but they retreated from session highs after Trump's inauguration speech, which analysts called populist and protectionist.
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The joint declaration will set out principles to spur port and destination development in the region.
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