Unilateral ban on single use plastics ignores spirit of USMCA: experts
US trade lawyer says agreement reflects need to consult with partners before before imposing new restrictions.
PM to Trump: Return of NA economy will negate need for tariffs
He said Canada’s aluminum smelters would soon be back producing value-added specialty products for the American auto sector.
Canada’s response on tariffs won’t be bound by USMCA: negotiator
Trade negotiator Steve Verheul says what actions Canada takes depends on what the US does.
US, Mexican presidents talk USMCA without Canada
Trudeau skipped the meeting citing the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
[UPDATE] Trudeau skipping USMCA meeting with Trump, Lopez Obrador
Mexican leader is travelling to DC in part to celebrate the entry-into-force of the new North American free-trade deal.
Why fresh US tariffs? Politics, pandemics, Russian aluminum
Aluminum is one of the elemental components of the Canada-US trade relationship.
Lighthizer promises enforcement as USMA comes into force
USTR has named 10 people to its roster of arbitrators under the agreement’s dispute-settlement mechanism.
Mexico celebrates start of new trade accord with US, Canada
Obrador says the trade agreement provide greater certainty to the three countries in their commercial relationships.
Tough talk, tariff threats resurface as USMCA readies for its debut
Trump’s “iron fist of zero-tolerance enforcement” aimed at aluminum looms large.
USMCA poised to star in trade spotlight as White House sours on China
Election coming and Trump will want to point to the agreement as one of the few enduring triumphs of his fraught first term.
Dairy processors to lose $100M if USMCA takes effect in July: Plett
Processors stand to lose upwards of $100 million if the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement takes effect as scheduled.
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
Feds say USMCA better than nothing, business says get on with it
C.D. Howe Institute said all three countries will be worse off under the new agreement, government says it amounts to a 0.25% gain in GDP.
Freeland blasts Tories, thanks NDP for support pushing USMCA forward
Conservatives wanted to extend committees’ study of the agreement into March.
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