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Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland speaks during negotiations for a new North American Free Trade Agreement in October. "We know that a win-win-win agreement is within reach and that is what we are working toward," she said Friday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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The United States, Canada and Mexico have been in lengthy talks over changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement since President Trump threatened to scrap the historic treaty. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Last year, the Trump administration unveiled its goals for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, a deal that reshaped trade between Canada, Mexico and the United States. Lars Hagberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. And Mexico Reach Trade Deal; Trump Wants To Drop NAFTA Name

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Roberta Jacobson testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in May 2015. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Former U.S. Ambassador To Mexico Calls Trump's Immigration Policies 'Un-American'

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Coils of steel wire sit stacked in the shipping area of the Grupo Acerero SA steel processing facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, in March. Mexican steel will be subject to a 25 percent tariff. Mauricio Palos/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo speaks to reporters during the seventh round of NAFTA talks in Mexico City, on March 5. U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan has said a deal needs to be completed this week, but fundamental differences remain among the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Mexican ambassador to the United States, Gerónimo Gutiérrez, speaks at a news conference at the Mexican Embassy in Washington on March 9, 2017. Aaron Bernstein/Reuters hide caption

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Mexican Ambassador To U.S. Predicts Caravan Will 'Conclude' Within Days

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with President Trump at the White House in October. Trump was recorded telling attendees at a private GOP fundraiser that he had falsely stated the U.S. has a trade deficit with Canada in a meeting with Trudeau. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Chevrolet Camaros are lined up at General Motors' Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant in Michigan in 2015. Automakers in the U.S. say if costs go up as a result of a renegotiated NAFTA, they would be less competitive. Rebecca Cook/Reuters hide caption

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Automakers Say Trump's Anti-NAFTA Push Could Upend Their Industry

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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox spoke with NPR about his book, Let's Move On: Beyond Fear & False Prophets. The book highlights the North American Free Trade Agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Mexican President To Trump: 'If You Want To Build A Wall, Waste Your Money'

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Carl Savarino is president of Buffalo's Speed Global Services, which operates eight trucks a day across the border into Canada. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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Buffalo Area Warily Eyes The Renegotiation Of NAFTA

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United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) speaks Tuesday at the end of the latest round of negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement in Washington, as Mexico's economy minister, Ildefonso Guajardo, looks on. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Chip Councell's ancestors began farming on Maryland's Eastern Shore in 1690. He says that in today's world, U.S. farmers have to look abroad for markets. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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As Trump Moves To Renegotiate NAFTA, U.S. Farmers Are Hopeful But Nervous

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President Trump meets with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, in July. Trump is pushing to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement among their countries and Canada. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump's NAFTA Makeover Not So Extreme

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A Gelbvieh cow and her calf on a ranch in Paradise Valley, Mont. From Montana cattle ranchers to Florida tomato growers, some bruised by NAFTA think it has favored agribusiness over small-scale farms, lowered environmental standards and made it harder to compete against cheaper imports. William Campbell/Corbis/Getty Images hide caption

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National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro says the U.S. needs to unwind "bad" trade agreements and strike new ones that would prevent such practices. He says the administration is off to a good start. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Peter Navarro: A 'Bricklayer' Of Trump's Protectionist Wall

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Trucks line up to cross to the United States near the Otay Commercial port of entry on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border on Jan. 25. Trump now says he will renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, which he has long criticized, rather than scrap it. Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The avocados on the right are Hass, America's favorite variety of the green fruit. At left are GEM avocados, the great-granddaughter of the Hass. GEM avocados grow well in California's Central Valley and, in taste tests, they scored better than the Hass in terms of eating quality. Ezra David Romero/Valley Public Radio hide caption

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