Shortly after his election, U.S. President Donald Trump said he would begin renegotiating NAFTA terms to resolve trade issues he had campaigned for. The leaders of Canada and Mexico have expressed their willingness to cooperate with the Trump administration.  Although he is vague about the exact terms he wants in a renegotiated NAFTA, Trump has threatened to withdraw from it if negotiations fail.  The New Deal aims to reduce barriers to trade, strengthen regulation and fight corruption. In July 2017, the Trump administration provided a detailed list of changes it wants to make to NAFTA.  The top priority was to reduce the U.S. trade deficit.   The government also called for the removal of provisions allowing Canada and Mexico to appeal U.S. tariffs and limiting the U.S. ability to impose import restrictions on Canada and Mexico.  The list also blamed subsidized state-owned enterprises and currency manipulation.   According to a study in the Journal of International Economics, NAFTA has reduced pollution from the U.S.
manufacturing sector: “On average, nearly two-thirds of the reductions in emissions of coarse particulate matter (PM10) and sulfur dioxide (SO2) from the United States. Manufacturing between 1994 and 1998 was due to trade liberalization after NAFTA.  “We`re going to work on a free trade agreement with Brazil,” Trump told Reporters at the White House, without giving details. .