Purchasing managers’ index registered 47.8, up from 40.6 in May.
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.
Manufacturing was down 22.5% with many factories either shuttered or operating at greatly reduced capacity.
$50-million emergency program for small and medium-sized businesses will be winding down.
Kenney says the investments will be for roads, health care, schools and in other areas.
Big-money pledges for schools, housing and infrastructure in an attempt to move on from the pandemic.
Many fear future COVID-19 outbreaks could renew closures and interruptions.
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.
US East Coast volumes surge due to shifting global supply chains.
A liaison committee with US Customs and Border Protection has confirmed the exemption.
Outlook is at the optimistic range of the Bank of Canada’s most recent estimates.