US woos Asia with plan to rival China’s ‘Belt and Road’
Blue Dot Network will include countries committed to sustainable infrastructure development.
EU rejects claim that its car exports threaten US security
Trump is delaying for six months any decision to slap tariffs on foreign cars.
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.
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
Canada could get caught in cross fire of US uranium investigation
Another US Commerce Department “national security” move as the sector bleeds jobs.
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.
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.
Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs
Canada and Mexico targets as Ross asked to consider whether they threaten US national security.
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.
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.
NAFTA interim deadline days away, big issues unresolved
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross casts new doubt on the feasibility of the task.
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.
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.
US defends trade barriers at World Economic Forum in Davos
Meanwhile Canadian, European, Indian leaders champion free trade.
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.