Dear Ambassador Lighthizer, We strongly supported the bipartisan United States-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA) and look forward to seamless entry into force of the new agreement in the near future. We write to respectfully request flexibility in the planned entry into force for USMCA’s automotive Rules of Origin (ROO) requirements. This targeted extension is necessary to allow the auto industry an appropriate adjustment period and account for delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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