Mending fences with Trump could really help the Canadian PM.
Trump and Xi are due to meet at a summit of the Group of 20, but It’s unclear when negotiating teams will resume talks.
Continental trade certainty and trouble with China will be on the agenda.
More coal plants to open as a result but court challenges will follow.
Canadian MPs are to adjourn soon for their summer recess, but could be recalled in the summer to deal with USMCA ratification.
A new round will inflict financial pain on ordinary households because it will affect many consumer goods.
Use of tariffs is alarming some groups who are disengaging active support for the Republican party.
Exaggerated how much of the auto industry had moved to Mexico and inaccurately asserted tariffs on all Mexican goods would immediately return jobs to the US.
Trump prepares to expand 25% tariffs to cover another US$300 billion of Chinese products.
Without a deal, the first tariffs are to go into effect June 10.
Runs counter to a firmly rooted orthodoxy and viewed as nothing more than taxes they strenuously oppose.
Business confidence has been shaken but Asia tech trade group lifting research co-op restriction on Huawei employees.
Alternative arbitration process would mirror the function of the Appellate Body.
Trump’s Republican allies warn the tariffs on Mexican imports will hit US consumers and harm the economy.
Focus on former vice-president has surprised president’s allies and critics who believe he is unintentionally elevating the Democrat candidate.