On June 19, 2019, Mexico’s Senate ratified the USMCA, being the first country to do so in the North American trade pact. Mexico’s Senate ratified it in a 114-4 vote with three lawmakers abstaining from voting.
Canada has introduced an implementation bill in the country’s Parliament. However, Canadian officials have expressed a desire to approve the deal at roughly the same time as any final votes are held in the U.S. Congress. The Trump administration will attempt to push for the U.S. Congress to approve the USMCA this summer.
The U.S. Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, congratulated Mexican President López Obrador and the Mexican Senate on the feat.