Jennifer Safavian, president and CEO of Here for America, which lobbies in Washington for the U.S. operations of international motor vehicle manufacturers, said her organization’s members “are very diligently working to become ready” for the implementation of the new trade pact. “There’s no question the COVID shutdown of production threw a wrench in their plans,” she said. “This is something they’ve been planning for, but obviously nobody could have been prepared for that.”

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