Trade negotiator Steve Verheul says what actions Canada takes depends on what the US does.
Calls the move “another demonstration of the US pursuing unilateralism, withdrawing from groups and breaking contracts.”
Proposes tightening current Buy American laws easily circumvented by government agencies.
Contracted to $677 million in May compared with $4.3 billion in April.
USTR has named 10 people to its roster of arbitrators under the agreement’s dispute-settlement mechanism.
Obrador says the trade agreement provide greater certainty to the three countries in their commercial relationships.
More than a NAFTA update, risk of running afoul of the deal’s new rules or leave money and new prosperity on the table.
Drug makers looking to reduce reliance but consumer electronics, medical devices and other industries are hanging in.
Trump’s “iron fist of zero-tolerance enforcement” aimed at aluminum looms large.
Almost three-quarters of survey respondents said the pandemic has had a negative impact on their sales.
Shippers claim ballast water release standards are unfair, overly costly and designed to drive them out of cross-border shipping.
Election coming and Trump will want to point to the agreement as one of the few enduring triumphs of his fraught first term.
43% of Canada China Business Council survey respondents reported business was down in 2019-2020 period following a record 2018.
Some Australian beef imports blocked after government called for a robust inquiry into the outbreak and rebuffed Chinese demands to back off.
Manufacturers are empowered to deal with unfair foreign competitors more effectively.