Down in 11 of 21 industries; volumes slipped 0.1% after adjusting for price changes.
Current talks the most unusual negotiation Canada’s chief negotiator has ever been involved in.
Based on advice from national security agencies that there’s a potential injury to national security.
Lighthizer’s office eventually reiterated support for a three-country NAFTA.
Net decline helped push the national unemployment rate up to 5.9%.
Key to reducing the grumbling around globalism is ensuring trade rules and policies spread out the benefits.
US trade czar floats doing a bilateral with Mexico and continuing negotiations with Canada.
Premier’s move backed by federal Liberals, panned by trade analysts.
Planned bill would reduce procurement opportunities for states that adopt Buy American provisions.
Enough progress on the “wiring and plumbing” of the agreement to iron out differences on more substantial issues.
Soctiabank projects the country would still see modest economic growth of 2.3% on the year
Sector gained 1.8%, the largest monthly increase since February 2014.
Future talks are slated for late February in Mexico, then for Washington a month later.
Two countries refusing to let the US rewrite the rules for Chapter 11 if it can’t commit to being part of it.
All eyes today will be on US trade czar Robert Lighthizer with just eight weeks left in the current schedule.