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Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 27, 2019  

Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs are lifted, but tactic failed

President’s tunnel vision alienates Western allies who have common cause in the challenges posed by China.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 15, 2019  

End of US tariffs on Canadian, Mexican steel, aluminum close: Mnuchin

Close to an “understanding” about finally lifting the 25% duty on steel and 10% levy on aluminum imports.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 30, 2019  

Mexican Senate passes labour overhaul to ensure union freedom

New law requires secret-ballot union votes and proof of workers’ consent for contracts.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 22, 2019  

US trade report predicts modest economic gains from USMCA

Rising doubts about the real impact of the agreement as political roadblocks to ratification pile up in all three countries.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 9, 2019  

Canada still enjoys NAFTA benefits as USMCA awaits ratification: Freeland [UPDATED]

Formal ratification is uncertain amid political jockeying in and between the US and Mexico.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 4, 2019  

U.S. no longer needs ‘improper’ metal tariffs as negotiating tactic: Freeland

Foreign minister pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for tariff removal during their Wednesday-night meeting in Washington.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 3, 2019  

Freeland says lifting US tariffs is part of ratifying USMCA

Clock is ticking in Canada’s Parliament as June ratification deadline looms.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 26, 2019  

USMCA getting a boost from Trump, business groups

Some members of Congress call for changes and there’s a push to lift steel and aluminum tariffs imposed on Canada and Mexico.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
March 12, 2019  

Manufacturing not as hot in 2019

Tariffs have increased manufacturing costs throughout North American supply chains.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 11, 2019  

Drive to ratify new NA trade deal gets lift from US TV exposure

Commercials, digital ads hope to inspire more Americans to push congressional reps to ratify the continental trade agreement.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 4, 2019  

Mexico pushing labour reform, won’t ratify USMCA with US tariffs

Wants a package of labour reform ratified in Mexico’s Congress before its April 30 adjournment.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 28, 2019  

Mexico threw Canada ‘under the bus,’ Liberal MP tells Mexican minister

Bitterness over US-Mexico trade pact last August.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 26, 2019  

Parliament Hill, not Capitol Hill, central to Canada’s latest tariff strategy

The House of Commons is running out of time to ratify the new version of NAFTA.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 25, 2019  

Tariffs could jeopardize new NAFTA deal in Parliament: Garneau

Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow said, “We are hard at work on that to solve that issue.”

News Government Manufacturing General
February 7, 2019  

Freeland travels to Washington to talk tariffs, trade and terrorism

Freeland continued to resist the notion that there is a link between the trade deal and the tariffs.