After dairy, metals, US trade hawks focus on foreign berries, produce
Lighthizer exploring how imports of blueberries and raspberries from Canada and Mexico may be hurting US farmers.
Biden visits manufacturing heartland to curry favour with blue collar voters
Here we go again Canada, Democrats use protectionist rhetoric to appeal to working-class voters who helped send Trump to Washington.
Tough economic times are coming
SYSPRO webinar covers how smart manufacturers will weather the coming storm.
FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates benefits of tariffs to US
Too early to claim that his policies have catapulted the industry to new heights.
Trump threatens more tariffs on US trading partners
Either negotiate a “fair deal, or it gets hit with Tariffs. It’s as simple as that.”
Couillard to push back against protectionist US policies
Quebec premier will ‘denounce and mitigate,’ and diversify its export markets going forward.
US hits Canadian forestry industry with more duties
US department of Commerce claims Canadian exporters underpriced uncoated groundwood paper by between 0 and 22.16%.
OECD raises outlook for Canadian growth to 2.2% this year
Watchdog says protectionism remains a key risk that would negatively affect confidence, investment and jobs.
Trump stresses desire for quick NAFTA deal in phone chat with Trudeau
Concerned by outsider candidate leading polls for Mexico’s election, and GOP in danger of losing US Congress.
Tariffs and Trump’s continuing reign of error
Steel and aluminum tariffs add to business uncertainty and will put the breaks on investment.
Despite promise, no decision yet from Trump on steel tariffs
Trade-offs include higher prices for consumers and manufacturers that rely on steel.
Wynne threatens counterpunch in fight against Texas Buy American bill
Change to procurement legislation would affect $12 billion in trade with state.
EU trade chief blasts Trump “walls” and anti-trade sentiment
OTTAWA — The European Union’s trade chief says Canada…
Merkel: Europe must take on more responsibility in Trump era
Says despite current changes in the US, the trans-Atlantic partnership is of overriding importance for Europeans.
Here we go again: Buy American 2
US President Barack Obama’s proposed new $447 billion American Jobs Act is aimed at creating much-needed jobs in the United States, but it’s also reigniting trade tensions between the country and Canada, its biggest trading partner.