Trump loves AEUMC after burning NAFTA

US President Donald Trump on Monday hailed the “most important trade agreement in US history” reached in extremis Sunday with Mexico and Canada, to replace a free trade treaty crucial for the economies of the United States. three countries and almost 25 years old. The outgoing Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto, spoke of a “win-win-win” deal. Canadian Prime […]

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NAFTA: High Risk Week for Justin Trudeau

On the eve of the resumption of negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Justin Trudeau knows he is playing a risky game: too firm against the Americans, he faces a failure to economic consequences unpredictable. Too flexible, he will be accused of capitulating to Donald Trump. “Trump’s threat to NAFTA locks Trudeau into […]

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Newsprint: US recedes on some tariffs

The Trump administration has revised downward some countervailing and anti-dumping tariffs on Canadian newsprint. In a final determination issued Thursday, the US Department of Commerce cancels anti-dumping duties on all but one Canadian producer. Catalyst Paper, a company in British Columbia, will be subject to a rate of 16.88%. According to preliminary tariffs announced in March, […]

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