Donald Trump is strong-arming Congress into accepting the new NAFTA

FOR YEARS President Donald Trump has been itching to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a trade deal between America, Canada and Mexico. But as long as negotiations about a revamp continued, he held off. The day after signing a new deal on November 30th, rebranded the USMCA, he announced that he […]

Trump’s new trade deal is just NAFTA ‘with some bells and whistles,’ analysts say

Jae C. Hong/AP Images Officials reached the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement after a year of negotiations Sunday. President Donald Trump portrayed it as a groundbreaking pact.  But analysts say the new agreement isn’t too different from the original NAFTA deal. While President Donald Trump hails a revised NAFTA as the “most advanced trade deal in the world,” […]

Canada, US secure revised NAFTA deal in last minute effort – reports

Canada and the US have agreed on the basis of the revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), reaching a compromise in late night talks on Sunday after months of standoff, CBC reported, citing a senior Canadian source. The breakthrough came on Sunday evening as the negotiating parties have agreed on key elements of the […]

Trump says he rejected a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau amid an increasingly hostile NAFTA fight

Reuters/Carlos Barria President Donald Trump said he rejected an offer to have a bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. During a press conference Wednesday, Trump pointed to Trudeau’s unwillingness to back down in North American Free Trade Agreement talks as why he rejected the meeting. Trump also appeared to take a swipe at Canadian Minister […]

Trade War Watch: NAFTA Window Almost Closed, Canada Still Isn’t Interested

The United States is getting extremely close to having to move forward on its NAFTA deal with Mexico without Canada, according to White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett. “I’m a little surprised that the Canadians haven’t signed up yet,” Hassett said in an interview with Fox News. “I worry that politics in Canada is trumping […]

NAFTA session with Canada breaks off after Trump 'so insulting' remarks

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal But foreign minister hopes for a ‘win-win-win’ if both sides are flexible Continue reading NAFTA session with Canada breaks off after Trump ‘so insulting’ remarks NAFTA session with Canada breaks off after Trump ‘so insulting’ remarks originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 31 Aug 2018 19:45:00 EDT. […]

Trump’s US-Mexico NAFTA deal is already taking heat for failing to include Canada

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday it intends to enter a bilateral trade deal with Mexico — and Canada can join later. Talks between US and Canadian officials broke down on Friday, in part due to leaked Trump comments saying the US doesn’t intend to compromise. More negotiations between Canada and […]

US trade deal with Mexico smashes NAFTA & puts squeeze on Canada

The preliminary trade agreement between the US and Mexico is putting intense pressure on Canada – the third party of the once-trilateral trade pact which is currently being re-negotiated by US President Donald Trump. According to Trump, the new, as-yet-unratified deal is set to replace the current North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The US […]

Trump’s NAFTA Strategy: Bluff, Rebrand, Declare Victory

President Trump said Monday he’s “terminating” NAFTA, the free-trade deal with Canada and Mexico he’s called a “disaster” and blamed for job losses in the United States. It looked like a potentially massive development, as if Trump were signaling the end of a $ 1 trillion trade deal that’s defined trade in North America for […]