For Immediate Release
Date:  December 10, 2019 

John A. Meza 
(915) 213-9445
Statement on White House and House Democrats Reaching Deal on USMCA
EL PASO  -  Jon Barela, CEO of The Borderplex Alliance, released the following statement in reaction to the deal reached by the White House and House  Democrats on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). 

"This is excellent news for the Borderplex region and all three countries. The Borderplex region is the 4th largest manufacturing hub in North America and a pioneer global trade. This agreement will help us grow our economy, improve our competitiveness, and create new opportunities for economic development. I applaud the bipartisan cooperation used to reach this agreement and strongly urge Congress to ratify the USMCA promptly to keep our economy growing and fortify our region's position as the gateway of trade for the Americas."


About The Borderplex Alliance:
The Borderplex Alliance is a binational, private sector led regional economic development organization that has as its main objective the integration and promotion of the economies of El Paso, Texas; Cd. Juarez, México; and Southern New Mexico.