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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 5, 2019  

US woos Asia with plan to rival China’s ‘Belt and Road’

Blue Dot Network will include countries committed to sustainable infrastructure development.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 20, 2019  

EU rejects claim that its car exports threaten US security

Trump is delaying for six months any decision to slap tariffs on foreign cars.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 17, 2019  

Canada-US breakthrough on cheap foreign steel could end tariffs

US moving off quotas, officials are encouraged but any deal must still get by Trump.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 1, 2018  

US-Mexico NAFTA talks minus Canada: feds insist they’re encouraged

A positive sign for the future of the trade deal – even if Canada wasn’t invited to take part: senior official

News Manufacturing Minerals General
July 19, 2018  

Canada could get caught in cross fire of US uranium investigation

Another US Commerce Department “national security” move as the sector bleeds jobs.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 20, 2018  

Trudeau can’t imagine Trump damaging US with auto tariffs

Will focus on continuing to advance the argument current and future tariffs are bad for both countries.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
May 31, 2018  

Canada responds to U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs with ‘countermeasures’ of its own

Feds enforcing $16.6 billion in tariffs on U.S. imports, to go into effect July 1.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
May 24, 2018  

Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

Canada and Mexico targets as Ross asked to consider whether they threaten US national security.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 22, 2018  

EU says no clarity on US tariffs ahead of deadline

EU has drawn up a list of duties worth $3.4 billion to impose on US products if it is not permanently exempt.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 15, 2018  

As NAFTA deadline nears, Trudeau, Trump discuss prospects of quick deal

US officials are sounding less than bullish about the prospects of an agreement by week’s end.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 14, 2018  

NAFTA interim deadline days away, big issues unresolved

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross casts new doubt on the feasibility of the task.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
March 26, 2018  

SKorea to open auto market wider to US in revised trade deal

New agreement not likely to have much impact on US exports to South Korea.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 21, 2018  

Tariffs on steel, aluminum set off scramble for exemptions

Countries complain the US Trade Representative’s office has not provided specific guidance before tariffs are implemented.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 24, 2018  

US defends trade barriers at World Economic Forum in Davos

Meanwhile Canadian, European, Indian leaders champion free trade.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
January 12, 2018  

Auto parts rules to comprise key Canadian pitch at upcoming NAFTA round

Will present an idea to ensure American content in cars, while limiting disruptions to current supply chains.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
December 20, 2017  

Canada’s move as US confirms hefty Bombardier trade duties

Options include challenges under both NAFTA and at the World Trade Organization.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 6, 2017  

US Commerce head Ross has stake in firm tied to Putin orbit: Report

Details are likely to add to the questions about ties between Russia and the Trump administration.

News General
September 27, 2017  

Commerce chief Ross: US to tackle ‘bigger’ China trade issues

Looking for major changes in what he calls a “lopsided’ trade relationship.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
September 27, 2017  

US Commerce Department hits Bombardier with 219% CSeries duty

Decision blows past Boeing’s requested 80% tariff; Bombardier accuses Boeing of seeking to use a skewed process to stifle competition.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
September 27, 2017  

‘America First’ shock and awe hits Bombardier: What’s next in tariff fight?

Ross touts a 48% increase from last year in anti-dumping and countervailing cases initiated by the US Department of Commerce.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
September 25, 2017  

Canada not expecting progress on NAFTA auto content rules this round

US wants a specific American content requirement added to the deal, along with a way to verify it.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
August 28, 2017  

Gallant to make final push in Washington on softwood lumber

New Brunswick premier to make the case for continuing an exclusion from additional tariff.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
July 28, 2017  

Canada and US close to deal on softwood, but negotiations intense: Horgan

BC premier says talks are ongoing, and close to reaching a market-share agreement.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
July 11, 2017  

Despite promise, no decision yet from Trump on steel tariffs

Trade-offs include higher prices for consumers and manufacturers that rely on steel.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 19, 2017  

Couillard cautiously optimistic after meeting policy makers in Washington

There to discuss softwood lumber, NAFTA and Boeing’s trade complaint against Bombardier.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 19, 2017  

Couillard to meet with Trump policy makers in Washington

Quebec premier to focus on issues related to Canada-US business relations.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
May 8, 2017  

Softwood threat from Trudeau government ‘inappropriate’: Ross

Commerce secretary says duties on Canadian lumber was based on the facts presented – not political calculations.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 12, 2017  

Ambrose meets Trump NAFTA point man; calls meeting reassuring

Conservative leader takes non-partisan approach, disagrees with go-slow approach.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 9, 2017  

NAFTA talks to start late in the year, expect big changes: Ross

US Commerce Secretary notes auto parts and digital economy among targets.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 6, 2017  

Ross hints at key NAFTA priority: Stricter rules on auto parts

Trump’s point man on trade says rules of can be tightened up “quite a bit.”

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 6, 2017  

Three key US trade actors emerge as NAFTA talks approach

Who Canadian trade officials have their eyes on as they prepare for negotiations.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 18, 2017  

US commerce nominee Wilbur Ross says NAFTA an ‘early topic’

Pro “sensible trade” billionaire wants to solidify relationships “in our own territory first.”