NAFTA

Donald Trump suggests U.S. is freezing out Canada in NAFTA talks | The Star

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that the U.S. is pointedly freezing Canada out of North American Free Trade Agreement …

Donald Trump

Trump administration nearing deal with Mexico on revised NAFTA — but issues with Canada remain

WASHINGTON<p>The Trump administration is close to striking a deal with Mexico on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement, analysts said, but …

Trump Administration

Trump adviser to network: U.S., Mexico 'close' on trade deal

A trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico could be near.<p>White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, speaking on CNBC's "Squawk Box" Thursday, said that …

Donald Trump

Canada's Trudeau rules out early election this fall

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dismissed speculation on Thursday that he would call an early election this fall, a year ahead of schedule, saying his Liberal government remains focused on renegotiating NAFTA and strengthening the economy.<p>FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime …

Canada

Trump Says He Is in ‘No Rush’ to Renegotiate Nafta

‘If we don’t have a breakthrough, don’t do the deal’<p>WASHINGTON—President Trump told trade negotiators to take the time they need to strike an attractive deal on overhauling the North American Free Trade Agreement and sought to put pressure on Canada, which isn’t participating in the latest talks …

Trade Agreements

Iowa Rep. David Young, at Iowa State Fair, says Trump's escalating tariffs make him 'nervous'

U.S. Rep. David Young said Thursday he doesn’t question President Donald Trump’s commitment to resolving the trade war that's affecting Iowa farmers, …

Iowa

Donald Trump talks about Turkey and trade (not Omarosa and Brennan)

WASHINGTON – Gathering his Cabinet at the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump was happy to discuss a new sanctions threat on Turkey, the opioid epidemic and new trade talks with China.<p>He was less inclined to talk about Omarosa Manigault Newman and John Brennan.<p>Trump ignored reporters' …

News (U.S.)

Trump Today: President attacks Boston Globe after critical editorials, says ‘no rush’ on Nafta

President Donald Trump on Thursday ramped up attacks on the media, as he hailed the strength of the U.S. dollar and told members of his cabinet he’s …

Donald Trump

US, Mexican officials poised to strike deal on NAFTA

Trade Agreements

U.S. seen near deal with Mexico on revised NAFTA but Canada remains apart

The U.S. is close to reaching a deal with Mexico on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement, but thorny issues are yet to be resolved with …

Business

Mexico central bank flags upside inflation risks in minutes

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's central bank flagged ongoing risks to the inflation outlook due to uncertainty over the NAFTA trade deal, pressure on the peso and the strength of the U.S. dollar, minutes from its latest monetary policy meeting showed on Thursday.<p>The Bank of Mexico's board members …

Business

Bank of Mexico Cautious About Trade, Public Finances

MEXICO CITY—Concerns about the impact of U.S. protectionism on global trade and expected budget discipline under Mexico’s incoming administration kept the Bank of Mexico on guard as it left interest rates unchanged earlier this month, according to minutes of the meeting released Thursday.<p>The …

Economy

Latin American And Asian Banks Are Promising For Long-Term Investors

Investors this year have been very bearish about emerging market currencies and other assets. Just on Wednesday, the widely followed Morgan Stanley Composite Index (MSCIEF) that tracks 24 emerging markets declined 20% from January 2018. Political uncertainty and corruption scandals in many emerging …

Business (India)

Trump suggests Canada is being left on NAFTA sidelines

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American farmers desperate for consistency as tariff battle damage continues

Photo taken on March 23, 2018 shows the automatic milking equipment and cows to be milked at Fair Oaks Farms in Fair Oaks, Indiana, the United …

News (China)

Trump 'not even talking' to Canada on NAFTA

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Political Cornflakes: Kellyanne Conway is one of Trump’s most loyal advisers; her husband can’t stand him.

Kellyanne Conway, President Donald Trump’s loyal adviser, is the woman who carried him over the finish line to the White House. But her husband, …

Donald Trump

Grading Canada on NAFTA: Experts weigh in, one year later

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Business (Canada)

U.S. and Mexico to announce joint plan to fight drug cartels

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Mexican authorities are planning on Wednesday to announce a new strategy to combat transnational Mexican drug cartels that will include a crackdown on their finances, a DEA official said.<p>Details of the plan will be made at a joint …

Mexico

The dollar is strong but the peso is stronger

The biggest surprise in markets this year has been the US dollar. At the end of last year, many analysts expected the greenback to weaken in 2018. Instead, it’s gone from strength to strength, especially in the past few months, as US economic growth pulled ahead of other countries.<p>But one currency …

Peso

How the US can get Canada to agree to a new NAFTA deal

Although the Trump administration is inching closer toward striking a deal with Mexico on the North American Free Trade Agreement, the two countries have yet to bring in Canada, the third member state of the decades-old trilateral agreement.<p>Despite that, the former U.S. ambassador to Canada wasn’t …

Canada

U.S. and China to Rekindle Trade Talks as More Tariffs Loom

WASHINGTON — The United States and China will return to the negotiating table late this month in an attempt to ease months of tensions that have been building since trade talks broke down this year and both countries began imposing escalating rounds of tariffs on each other.<p>China said on Thursday …

Economy

Trump support dips among farmers as trade war wallops agriculture

Support for President Donald Trump among farmers has dipped as the trade war with China drags on, according to a Farm Journal Research survey …

Donald Trump

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ dips ahead of CPI report as Keystone XL suffers setback

© Reuters. CANADA FX DEBT-C$ dips ahead of CPI report as Keystone XL suffers setback<p>* Canadian dollar at C$1.3161, or 75.98 U.S. cents<p>* Canadian …

Business (Canada)

New NAFTA must stop Canada's intellectual property abuses

U.S.-Mexico talks on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement appear close to resolving the thorniest outstanding issues, mostly related to the …

Intellectual Property

NAFTA, Trump on minds at U.S.-Mexico border conference

EL PASO - Calling himself "a man of the border," former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo on Wednesday painted a dour portrait of U.S.-Mexico …

Mexico

Trump's tariffs make lumber more expensive as California recovers from wildfires

As hundreds of families begin rebuilding after their homes were destroyed or damaged by the wildfires in California the Trump administration's trade …

Tariffs

Few voices in Mexico still oppose Nafta | Financial Times

I read with interest John Authers’ column “ Why Nafta’s losers will always drown out the winners” (Global Markets, August 10), but cannot agree with …

Mexico

Vice President Pence speaks in Des Moines

Just Now<p>DES MOINES, Iowa- Drivers in Des Moines may have noticed some road blocks and slower traffic, before Noon today. Vice President Mike Pence …

Des Moines

Ilhan Omar for Peace

Ilhan Omar is the second person this year to win a Democratic Party nomination for Congress in a Democratic Party district with a platform advocating …

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