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>> General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt throwing his company's support behind a trade deal that US president Donald Trump has threatened to ditch. Immelt, who sits on a Trump-appointed manufacturing council, praising the North American Free Trade Agreement in a visit to Mexico on Friday.>> We're very supportive of NAFTA.
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We're very supportive of keeping the incredible opportunities that are win-win opportunities. And to continue to really recreate maybe a different NAFTA for the future. But one that really represents the best of trade.>> Earlier this month, Immelt urged the Trump Administration to avoid protectionist policies. Unlike some CEOs, GE has not backed off plans to do business in Mexico.
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Risking broadsides from Trump on Twitter. Trump touts a buy-American policy, and has railed against US companies moving operations to Mexico.>> NAFTA's been very, very bad for our country.>> After Trump threatened to quit NAFTA, the US, Mexico, and Canada are set to revisit the trade pact in August.