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News General
August 3, 2020  

U.S. manufacturing improves in July, future clouded by virus

Of 18 manufacturing industries, 13 reported growth in July led by wood products and furniture and related products

News Manufacturing Economy
July 30, 2020  

U.S. economy shrank at record breaking 33% rate last quarter

State and local government spending, bruised by a loss of tax revenue that forced layoffs, also fell at an annual rate of 5.6%.

News Government General
July 27, 2020  

U.S. closes Chengdu consulate in China, after Houston order

The U.S. has four other consulates in China and an embassy in Beijing

News Government General
July 13, 2020  

Worsening US COVID crisis has some Canadians barring the border door

The red-alert status spreading across the continent’s lower half has more Canadians than ever ignoring America’s increasingly persistent knock.

News Manufacturing General
July 13, 2020  

Earth is invading Mars: three countries sending spacecraft

The US, UAE and China are taking advantage of a one-month window in which the two planets are in ideal alignment on the same side of the sun.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2020  

US, Mexican presidents talk USMCA without Canada

Trudeau skipped the meeting citing the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 6, 2020  

Why fresh US tariffs? Politics, pandemics, Russian aluminum

Aluminum is one of the elemental components of the Canada-US trade relationship.

News Government General
July 2, 2020  

Order restricting entry to Canada extended to July 31 as COVID-19 worries remain

Restrictions covering people seeking to enter Canada from countries other than the United States were set to expire at midnight June 30.

News Aerospace General
June 29, 2020  

Japan to boost space co-operation with U.S. in revised policy

Japan will seek to co-operate with the U.S. in sending astronauts on an American lunar mission

News Electronics Manufacturing General
May 26, 2020  

China demands US withdraw sanctions on tech suppliers

Measures expand a US campaign against Chinese companies including tech giant Huawei.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 14, 2020  

Prodded by US, Mexico aims to restart industrial plants

Mexican health officials on May 12 reported its largest single-day jump in COVID-19 case numbers

News Government Manufacturing General
April 27, 2020  

US seals the USMCA deal, trade agreement can take effect July 1

The U.S. notified its North American trading partners April 24 that it has finished the domestic housekeeping work called for in the agreement

News Government Manufacturing General
April 20, 2020  

Canada-United States border to be closed for another 30 days

The border was originally closed on March 21 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 17, 2020  

Trudeau tells U.S. lawmakers he’s confident USMCA bill will pass Commons

The agreement is expected to become the law of the land about three months after Canada passes its implementation bill

News Food & Beverage Government General
February 13, 2020  

US whiskey exports decline as trade dispute with EU persists

American distillers have been caught in the middle of a trans-Atlantic trade dispute since mid-2018.