>> 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.
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.
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.