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Will plastics processors benefit from point-to-point trucking between Mexico and the U.S.?

Trucks leaving Mexico now will be able to deliver goods directly to customers in the U.S., and vice versa, under an agreement finally signed between the governments of both countries after nearly two decades of dickering and delaying on the U.S. government's part in ratifying this portion of the NAFTA agreement. Will the ruling help plastics processors in both countries? Add your comments below.

Here links to coverage of the news from the WSJ, NYT and LA Times.

There are standards being imposed on the Mexican truckers; they must prove basic English proficiency, take drug tests and make their driving records available to inspectors. Their trucks need to pass U.S. safety standards. Trucks permitted to deliver from the U.S. to customers in Mexico must follow similar rules.

Once the first Mexican trucker is given a permit to truck into the U.S., Mexico will eliminate tariffs placed on 90+ products including personal care products, apples and more.

So, does it make a diffrence for plastics processors?

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