Canada, Britain sign agreement for post Brexit trade, tables legislation
Liberal government bill to implement the deal in Canadian law introduced in the House of Commons.
No text of Canada-UK trade deal as Dec. 31 tariff deadline looms
Trade minister says both countries are working on mitigation measures to provide stability to businesses.
Canada calls US softwood duties unfair, unjustified, despite reduction
US Department of Commerce imposes countervailing duties of nearly 9%, down from just over 20%.
USMCA makes working class Americans integral to future US trade policy
Biden will be focused on ensuring domestic investments, procurement efforts and tax policy generate benefits for those left behind by the global economy.
China tightens restrictions on Australian exports of timber, barley
Authorities also are delaying clearance for a $1.4 million shipment of live lobsters.
Trump proclamation exempts Canadian aluminum from tariffs
… but he reserves the right to reimpose the 10% levies on national security grounds if exports spike again.
US halts imports from China’s Uighur region for forced labour
Orders freeze imports from companies that produce cotton, clothing and computer parts in the Xinjiang region of northwestern China
Maple Leaf suspends pork exports to China after COVID-19 cases
China has adopted new protocols that require Canadian processors who report a positive COVID-19 case to do so.
58% of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum: survey
Polling firm Leger says numbers reflect a lack of a clear rationale for the action by the mercurial US president.
Sask. Premier Moe worried U.S. could put tariff on steel after aluminum
Regina is home to the Evraz steel mill where hundreds of people work
Hong Kong, Chinese officials jeer at U.S. sanctions
The sanctions, announced Aug by the U.S. Treasury Department, block all property or other assets that the individuals have within U.S. jurisdiction
Canada plans $3.6B in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute
Freeland says the tariffs will match dollar-for-dollar the costs of the planned 10% import tariff on Canadian raw aluminum that will apply starting Aug. 16
Bank of England says economy will take time to heal
U.K. GDP probably shrank by 23% in the second quarter
Canada’s merchandise trade deficit increases sharply to $3.2B in June: StatCan
Exports were up 17.1% to $39.7 billion but down 20% from $49.6 billion a year earlier
US, Mexican presidents talk USMCA without Canada
Trudeau skipped the meeting citing the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.