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Conflicting Forces Pull at Trump on Nafta 17.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
President Donald Trump’s quarrel with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could signal a U.S. intent to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but there are incentives to keep negotiating.
Market Worry Shifts to NAFTA's Fate 17.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Escalating tensions are rattling markets as a new round of tariffs raises investors’ concerns, particularly what happens to the troubled the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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People Aren't Rational, and That's Why We Need Free Trade 16.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
It’s not only about comparative advantage. Consider the insights of behavioral economics.
Nafta Talks Will Extend Into Summer, Canadian Official Says 15.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Discussions on the North American Free Trade Agreement will continue into the summer, Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said following a meeting in Washington with the Trump administration’s chief trade envoy.
How to handle U.S. threats to Canadian trade 12.6.2018 - News for the rest of us
US Politics Following his departure from the Charlevoix G7 Summit, Donald Trump took to Twitter to denounce the host, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, calling him weak and very dishonest. The U.S. president was angry because Trudeau said it was "sort of insulting" to cite national security as the reason for imposing new U.S. tariffs on Canadian imports of aluminium and steel, since soldiers from both countries had fought shoulder to shoulder on various occasions around the world since the First World War. Trump claimed it was Canada that blocked U.S. goods, with tariffs as high as 270 per cent on U.S. milk, suggesting the American tariffs were pressure tactics unrelated to national security. Being name-called by Donald Trump will likely result in boosting the flagging popularity of the Canadian prime minister, if not his government. Virtually all Canadian leaders came out in support of Justin Trudeau, including Ontario premier-elect Doug Ford, Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney (who has spent ...
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U.S.-Canada Rift Roils Nafta Talks 12.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
A backdrop of new hostility is hurting chances for Washington and Ottawa to successfully overhaul Nafta, say people close to the talks, even as Canada has vowed to forge ahead with the negotiations.
Trump, Trudeau Claim Progress on Nafta 9.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
President Donald Trump struck a more positive tone on ties with Canada, following pointed criticism a day earlier via his Twitter account, saying the two countries discussed how to find a breakthrough in stalled talks involving the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Mexico looks to Europe after slapping tariffs on US pork 6.6.2018 World – The Indian Express
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As Trump turns on Canada, why is Ottawa surprised? 5.6.2018 - News for the rest of us
US Politics After 500 days as U.S. president, Donald Trump is riding high, enjoying 87 per cent approval ratings from the 26 per cent of U.S citizens who declare as Republicans. This is more partisan support than any U.S. president has received since the Second World War, other than George W. Bush after 9/11. While it is easy for Canadians to think of Trump as unfit and unqualified to be U.S. president, it is a mistake for the Trudeau government to ignore the way he keeps checking the boxes on his campaign pledges. Whether it be pulling out of the Paris and Iran accords, moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, expelling immigrants, or giving American corporations that invest in the U.S. a dollar for dollar tax benefit for each dollar invested, Trump is moving ahead on his partisan agenda. Donald Trump was elected promising to deal with China and other American trading partners (think Canada and Mexico, its NAFTA partners), who were "stealing" American jobs. The U.S. president currently has his sights on ...
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BRICS nations say they oppose ‘new wave of protectionism’ 5.6.2018 World – The Indian Express
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Donald Trump may seek separate trade deals with Canada, Mexico-US adviser 5.6.2018 World – The Indian Express
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U.S. allies rebuke Trump administration's trade actions at G7 meeting 3.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
In a joint statement from the six non-U.S. finance ministers, the group expressed "unanimous concern and disappointment" with the latest trade actions from the Trump administration.
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Donald Trump says he wouldn’t mind replacing NAFTA with 2 deals 2.6.2018 World – The Indian Express
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Trump Says He'd Prefer Separate Trade Deals with Canada, Mexico 2.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
President Donald Trump says in place of the North American Free Trade Agreement, he would rather have separate deals with Canada and Mexico, adding they are “two very different countries.”
U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are 'Illegal,' EU trade commissioner says 1.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The European Union will take its case to the World Trade Organization. The U.S. tariffs are "pure protectionism," Europe's top trade commissioner said as the measures took effect on Friday.
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Europe Launches WTO Challenge to U.S. Tariffs 1.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The European Union fired its first shot against U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, launching a World Trade Organization challenge and vowing swift duties on American exports, in a sign the bloc would go blow-for-blow with President Trump over trade.
Canada’s Justin Trudeau says NAFTA talks broke down after Pence made ultimatum 1.6.2018 Denver Post: Business
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said months of intense negotiations between his country, the United States, and Mexico imploded on Tuesday when Vice President Mike Pence demanded that any deal expire automatically in five years.
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U.S. allies to fight Trump's tariffs plan, warn of trade war 1.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The tariffs -- 25 percent on imported steel, 10 percent on aluminum from Canada, Mexico and the European Union -- take effect Friday.
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Trump's Steel Destruction 1.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
He starts a needless trade war with America’s best friends.
US will agree to a fair deal, or none at all: Trump on NAFTA 1.6.2018 World – The Indian Express
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