Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin on the Signing of USMCA

November 30, 2018

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) on the signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.

“The MPAA congratulates the leaders of the United States, Canada, and Mexico on the new trilateral North American trade agreement. Strong intellectual property protections and increased market access are imperative to America’s creative community.  We look forward to working with the Administration and Congress to advance the interests of the 2.1 million American workers supported by the film and television industry.”


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The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries from its offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Its members include: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. CBS Corporation is an associate member.

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