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Mexico says tariff pressure will have no effect on NAFTA negotiations

09 March 2018

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Even if this or a future administration turns friendlier toward trade, new supply networks will have been established, and American producers will have to win back the business.

At the event in Richmond, MacNaughton said he found it "a bit strange" that tariffs could be justified that way, given the long history of cooperation between the us and Canada on security.

The US does have a trade deficit in goods, but it makes up for that deficit with a surplus in services. The only sign that Trump would be willing to give Canada an exemption is if Canada agrees to negotiate new and fair NAFTA deals with the United States.

She said representatives from Rio Tinto Canada and the Canadian Aluminium Association are also in talks with senior Canadian government and union representatives. Closer to home, his hot rhetoric about trade with Mexico and Canada is propelling our neighbors to start pulling away.

The EU has said it could respond with new tariffs on American products including orange juice, bourbon, denim, cranberries, peanut butter and motorcycles. "It's very important for employees and supplier chains".

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He said the Mexican government was now analyzing which United States exports it would tax.

HSBC's Lampard said he expects the Bank of Canada to wait until the first quarter of next year before raising interest rates again.

There can be no question: the overcapacity problem that plagues us has been caused by the Chinese. "Canada has always been part of the solution and should be treated as such", added Simard.

"There is this coda of strong infrastructure, openness, a real commitment to diversity, all of the funding and infrastructure requirements that are required for companies to succeed", in Canada, Sarkar said.

But Fast also had some praise for Trump. "We are making progress, but we do have significant work ahead", she added.

For whatever reasons, Trump listens to Trudeau and the two have an easy-going, unthreatening relationship reminiscent of the school bully and class dweeb.

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"We would prefer a three-way, tripartite agreement", Lighthizer said. Highly restrictive. Mexico must do much more on stopping drugs from pouring into the U.S. They have not done what needs to be done.

Farmers for Free Trade hosted a joint press conference Thursday with US and Mexican farmers and producers, to highlight how the free flow of ag products between Mexico and the USA supports jobs and economic growth in both countries.

Unifor Quebec director Renaud Gagné said it was clear that the US was using the tariffs as a trade weapon. He threatens to ditch NAFTA if talks don't go his way. Key steelmaking plants have closed, and for certain types of steel (such as those used in electrical transformers), only one US producer remains. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Wednesday that Canada and Mexico may get a special "carve-out" that would protect them from the tariffs. He had been expected later in the day to sign a proclamation imposing 25 percent tariffs on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum, but this could slide into Friday.

When the history of this Liberal government is written, among its major achievements will be the bad things it prevented from happening.

The only way for coming steel and aluminum tariffs on Canadian goods to be waived is if the North American Free Trade Agreement is rewritten, President Donald Trump said Monday.

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture president and Bruce Mines beef farmer, who as an adviser to Canadian NAFTA negotiators has been virtually on the front lines of what have often been frosty talks, said he indeed fears the "beginning of sort of a tit-for-tat trade war".

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The tariffs, according to the White House official, will see steel and aluminum makers restarting factories, significantly increasing production and hiring hundreds of workers.

Mexico says tariff pressure will have no effect on NAFTA negotiations