NAFTA

The only thing hanging over Canada’s economy is one five-letter word

OTTAWA — The North American economy appears to be unfolding as it should, or as it was largely predicted, but with more than enough uncertainties to …

Canadian News

Transports Weekly Snapshot: Performance Remains Lower Vs. Broader Indices

The XTN transports index is now up 7.8 percent; whereas the SPY is up 15.4 percent.<p>The recent deviation between transports and broader markets is not …

Business

Mexican official: Country is safe for tourists despite US travel warning

In an August travel warning that has roiled the Mexican tourism industry, the U.S. Department of State advised visitors to exercise caution citing …

Tourism

NAFTA negotiations will head to Montreal

MEXICO CITY – The NAFTA negotiations are moving to non-capital cities for their first meeting outside of Washington, Mexico City and Ottawa.<p>The …

Money (Canada)

San Diego Chamber vice president testifies on NAFTA

The North American Free Trade Agreement has increased San Diego’s competitiveness, with trade currently supporting an estimated 110,000 jobs in the …

California

Nafta’s Renegotiation Risks National Security

It came straight from the mouth of Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray of Mexico, arguably the most influential member of President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration: a Trump administration rejection of the North American Free Trade Agreement would undermine United States-Mexico security cooperation …

Opinion

Automakers Rebuke Trump’s Nafta Stance in Call for More Free Trade

Instead of threatening to pull out of Nafta, the Trump administration should be courting new trade partners to boost U.S. jobs and exports, the head …

Business

US futures indicate flat open for Wall St after earlier stumble

US futures signal that Wall Street is expected to be little changed at the open after the S&P 500 and Dow both clocked their first back-to-back …

Markets

Could NAFTA talks stall over US car demands?

Money

UPDATE 2-Mexico's presidential front-runner vows stable economy; aide urges NAFTA delay

(Adds promise to gradually take military off streets)<p>MEXICO CITY, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Mexico's leftist presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez …

Nicolás Maduro

Say Trump kills NAFTA. Here’s what experts say will happen to Canada: Analysis

The auto industry, the agriculture industry, and a whole bunch of others would be harmed by a termination of the North American trade pact. But the …

Economics

Ex-Mexican president Fox to PM Trudeau: Don't be 'Judas' and betray us on NAFTA

MEXICO CITY — A former Mexican president has a warning for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Don’t abandon our country in NAFTA talks like some …

Canadian News

How 5 of the World's Biggest Trade Deals Have Fared in the Trump Era

“America First” is finally here… and it doesn’t look much different to what came before. But trade is the area we’re seeing the most obvious unwind …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Loonie dips as oil falls, investors weigh NAFTA talks

The Canadian dollar edged lower against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as oil prices fell and investors focused on negotiations to update the North …

Business (Canada)

Trudeau China Trip On The Table, But No Decision Made On Free Trade Pact

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is looking at a possible trade trip to China early next month but Canada isn't ready to launch formal free …

China

Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

Omaha World-Herald. November 14, 2017<p>State follows voters' wishes with death penalty plans<p>The Ricketts administration is keeping the faith with …

Business

Canada Needs A Progressive Trade Agenda That's More Than Just Words

The fifth round of NAFTA renegotiations may be upon us, but with a revamped Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement now in the works, a final decision on …

Canadian News

BBC World Service - World Business Report, Mugabe defies demands to step down

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe said he will preside over the next congress of Zanu PF.<p>Judith Tyson, a research fellow with the Overseas Development Institute, says Zimbabwe faces serious economic challenges.<p>Also in the programme, the BBC's correspondent in Brussels, Adam Fleming, has been …

Africa

Six stories in the news for today, Nov. 20

Six stories in the news for Monday, Nov. 20<p>——<p><b>CANADIANS TOLD TO BRACE FOR ‘CLASSIC’ WINTER</b><p>One of Canada’s high profile weather forecasters is warning …

Canadian News

UPDATE 1-Canada, Mexico to question U.S. auto content demands at NAFTA talks

(Adds quotes from officials)<p>MEXICO CITY, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Canada and Mexico will not make counterproposals to U.S. demands for tougher NAFTA …

Mexico City

Trump gets the trade problem all wrong

Most Americans likely think that our trade policies have been largely the same since the Republic’s earliest days. The assumptions are that we’re free traders now and always have been; also, that we’ve long been a manufacturing power, boosting exports. If we sometimes lose in global competition, …

Opinion

Mexico Said to See U.S. Nafta Cars Idea as Completely Unworkable

The Mexican government views the U.S. proposal for tightening content rules for car manufacturing under Nafta as not viable and likely to cause …

Business

Canada gives U.S. an auto industry explainer during NAFTA talks

MEXICO CITY – The Canadian government intends to provide a briefing at this round of NAFTA negotiations on how U.S. proposals on auto parts would …

Canadian News

Canada’s lumber challenge is a NAFTA bargaining chip

Canada has done the obvious thing by taking the softwood lumber fight to a NAFTA dispute settlement panel.<p>And why not? The Canadian government has gone this route twice before – in 1992 and 2001 – and won both times. Given that track record, last week's filing under Chapter 19 of the North American …

Business (Canada)

US trade problems begin closer to home

Here's a statistic that tells you much of what you need to know about the US trade debate — only 1 per cent of US companies export. It's a figure …

Economics

US companies try to sway Trump to save NAFTA

THE business world is mobilizing to convince the Trump administration to save the North American Free Trade Agreement, which corporate leaders say …

News (China)

'Never a dull moment': Lawsuit, NAFTA claim, Fairfax partnership spur optimism, tension in Churchill

Heavyweight investment company's entry into rail line negotiations raises both hopes and questions<p>The future of the rail line to Churchill remains …

Canada

Interview: Trump's commercial policy could undermine trade with Latin America - Xinhua

By Juan Limachi<p>LIMA, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- U.S. trade policy has taken such a drastic turn that it may well affect trade with Latin America, said …

Latin America

Pro-trade Republicans get nervous that NAFTA talks could fail

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Pro-trade Republicans in the U.S. Congress are growing worried that U.S. President Donald Trump may try to quit the NAFTA free trade deal entirely rather than negotiate a compromise that preserves its core benefits.<p>FILE PHOTO - U.S. Representative Charlie Dent is interviewed …

Politics

Chamber says Nebraska and Iowa would be among the hardest-hit from a NAFTA withdrawal, with a total of 225,000 jobs at risk

Nebraska and Iowa are among the dozen states that would be hardest hit if the United States were to withdraw from the North American Free Trade …

North Dakota