Election of new Mexican president adds more uncertainty to NAFTA talks
Add Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric and trade tensions with Canada, NAFTA talks may be in long-term limbo.
Trump’s bilateral deal idea a tough sell
Canada says no, insists the NAFTA pact must be a trilateral deal.
US trade representative says progress slow at NAFTA talks
Lighthizer warns time is running short, bilateral deals a possibility.
Mexico on idea of breaking NAFTA into separate deals: No gracias
Lighthizer’s office eventually reiterated support for a three-country NAFTA.
Annoyed with Canada, Lighthizer considers separate NAFTA deals
US trade czar floats doing a bilateral with Mexico and continuing negotiations with Canada.
Be prepared for an end to NAFTA, start contingency planning
Look at your supply chain to determine how exposed your business would become.
As Trudeau arrives at White House, Trump hints at bilateral trade
…But the US president says it’s too early to give up on efforts to renegotiate a NAFTA deal with Canada and Mexico.
EU, US agree to push for trans Atlantic trade deal
Biggest bilateral trade deal would add 0.5% to EU’s economic output.
Free trade with The Middle Kingdom?
With 17 specific government-to-government issues dealt with Canada and China appear to be setting the stage for free trade talks.
Canada, China promote energy exports
Canada and China expanded co-operation Feb. 8 with agreements to boost bilateral investment and promote energy exports to China as Ottawa seeks to diversify its oil sales.