North American Realtors® Applaud First Steps of USMCA Implementation

WASHINGTON (June 30, 2020) – National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta, together with Canadian Real Estate Association President Costa Poulopoulos and Asociación Mexicana de Profesionales Inmobiliarios President Roberto Barrios, reiterated their support of the new U.S., Mexico and Canada Trade Agreement after the White House announced steps to implement the deal will begin this week.

“Effective trade agreements keep the economy strong and help sustain resilient, mutually beneficial relationships between nations,” said Malta, broker at Malta & Co., Inc., in San Francisco, CA. “Implementation of the USMCA marks the beginning of a new chapter for North America, supporting more balanced trade, leading to freer markets and helping to facilitate robust economic growth and investment across the continent.”

The USMCA contains significant improvements and modernized approaches to policies governing rules of origin, agricultural market access, intellectual property, digital trade, financial services, labor and others. Realtors® believe these enhancements will help create jobs, provide stronger labor protections and expand market access, generating new opportunities for American workers, farmers and small businesses.

The National Association of Realtors® is America’s largest trade association, representing more than 1.4 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

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