Trade Agreements

Toyota May Halt U.S. Imports of Some Models on Trump's Tariffs

Toyota Motor Corp. may stop importing some models into the U.S. if President Donald Trump raises vehicle tariffs, while other cars and trucks in …

Donald Trump

Free Trade With or Without the U.S.

President Donald Trump is intent on punishing other nations for “ripping off” the U.S. in trade. Their governments aren’t exactly falling into line. They’re getting on with promoting trade and leaving the U.S. behind.<p>This week, countries in Asia and Europe showed that they can work to expand trade …

Globalization

Trudeau slaps down Harper's claims that NAFTA is being delayed for political gain

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is rebutting claims made by former Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper that the Liberal government is dragging …

Canadian News

The UK's Brexit Options in the EuroZone Visualized

The team at Information Is Beautiful have visualized the different options available to the UK in EuroZones: The Brexit Landscape, and have been …

Free Trade

Is Trudeau trying to reap the benefits of resisting a NAFTA deal? Harper under scrutiny after new report

New polling seems to back up a reported suggestion by Stephen Harper that standing up to Donald Trump is politically popular for Justin Trudeau.<p>Story …

Canada

Trump Blasts Fed, China and Europe for Putting U.S. Economy at a Disadvantage

President Trump accused China and the European Union of manipulating their currencies and continued to criticize the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates, saying those moves are putting the United States at a disadvantage.<p>In a flurry of early-morning Twitter posts, Mr. Trump complained that …

Economy

Hey Mr. Trump, when it comes to trade, even America has its sacred cows

In 2002, a former Brazilian engineer born into a family of cattle ranchers and sugar farmers took on the United States government. Pedro Camargo, who …

Globalization

Trudeau affirms importance of NAFTA amid rumbling of U.S.-Mexico deal

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is still pushing for a three-country North American Free Trade Agreement despite rumblings of a …

NAFTA

Countries Targeted By Trump Trade War Tariffs Align Interests

The Trump trade war's demolition phase continued over the past week. The White House is moving toward new tariffs on $200 billion in China-made …

Economy

Higher energy prices boost Canada's annual inflation by 2.5%

Canadian News

Trump is right about trade with China. But his answer is all wrong.

Perhaps no part of President Trump’s campaign to overhaul U.S. trade policy enjoys broader support than his indictment of China.<p>Yet if the president’s push to reshape the U.S.-China trade relationship reflects a bipartisan consensus, his method for doing so does not.<p>This month, Trump threatened to …

Business

Trump officials Mike Pompeo, James Mattis coming to Bay Area

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be at Stanford University for two days next week meeting with top Australian …

James Mattis

Quitting EU could hit UK households by up to 960 pounds a year - report

LONDON (Reuters) - Quitting the EU could leave British households up to 960 pounds ($1,260) worse off each year, according to a report.<p>Households will face higher prices as they absorb costs from labour changes, tariffs, and red tape, it said, whilst consumer businesses could see profits slump by …

EU Tariffs

The Big Three: Harper blasts Trudeau on NAFTA; premiers want resources to get to market; Trump decries Fed hike

Canada

Trading Places: How the EU-China Summit Underlined U.S. Isolationism in Trade in Under Trump

<i>Coauthored with Ashley Feng, research associate in the international institutions and global governance program at the Council on Foreign …

European Union

Government Must Act Now To Revive The UK Fishing Industry

The industry cannot cope with the current restrictions on non-EEA crew any longer and government has the opportunity to address this<p>clubfoto via …

Great Britain

Politics Briefing: Canada ready to retaliate if U.S. decides to impose auto tariffs

<b>Good morning,</b><p>Auto makers could be the latest group caught in the worsening <b>trade war</b> between Canada and the United States, with Canadian officials threatening to retaliate if the Trump administration targets imports of vehicles and parts.<p>Canada’s deputy ambassador to the U.S., Kirsten Hillman, …

Canada

Governors fret over impact of Trump trade wars

<i>Copyright © 2018 Albuquerque Journal</i><p>SANTA FE – Governors from both political parties expressed unease Thursday about the state-level impact of trade …

New Mexico

Marshall Auerback: Trump’s Trade War with China Will Cause an Economic Catastrophe — Here’s a Better Solution

<i>By Marshall Auerback, a market analyst and Research Associate at the Levy Institute. Originally published at the Independent Media Institute</i><p>With the …

Globalization

Rep. French Hill: Tariffs done right don't have to hurt Americans

President Trump has a big agenda on trade policy. He wants more markets open for American goods and services, and he wants more fair and reciprocal …

Economy

UK interest in NZ trade sparks call for better visa access

The United Kingdom's interest in joining the revamped TPP trade deal has sparked calls from National for New Zealand to put work and holiday visas on …

New Zealand

Louisiana sugarcane farmers focus on trade, transportation in meeting with governor and AG commissioner

<b>PLAQUEMINE</b> — The region's sugarcane farmers took center stage Thursday as they grilled Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Agriculture …

Baton Rouge

China and US both to blame for trade war: Scott Morrison

America's trade war with China was based on legitimate concerns with Beijing's behaviour, but both sides can still show "common sense" and back off …

Scott Morrison

G20 finance ministers to tackle trade war impact on global economy

BUENOS AIRES (AFP) -<p>Global trade conflicts triggered by the protectionist policies of US President Donald Trump are set to dominate this weekend's meeting of Group of 20 finance ministers in Buenos Aires.<p>US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is set to "respond to concerns on US trade policies" in …

Economy

Montenegro and the “Manchurian Candidate”

The manchurian candidate 1962 poster | CC BY 2.0At the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962, Hollywood released a suspense thriller, …

Russia

Why fears over Mexico’s next president are unfounded

Mexican voters chose change over continuation of the status quo on July 1, when they overwhelmingly elected the 64-year old Andrés Manuel López …

Mexico City

Brexit for driving permits

ANDY RAIN<p>Click for full view<p>Lorries at a secure zone in Dover, south east of London, Britain, 04 August 2015.<p>Author<p>By NEOnline | IR<p>Read Next<p>Italy …

European News

5 things to know on Friday, July 20, 2018

Earlier this month, former prime minister Stephen Harper made a damning allegation about the Trudeau government’s NAFTA negotiations: They are …

Canadian News

Simmering Trade War Tensions Heat to a Boil

After a quiet first year in the Trump administration in terms of trade actions, the heat has turned up among friends and foes in 2018. In January, …

Economy

Commentary: If a Harley-Davidson motorcycle isn't 'made in America’, is it still a Harley-Davidson?

WEST VIRGINIA: Harley-Davidson was one of the US president’s favourite companies less than six months ago. Now it’s the latest business to feel his …

Motorcycles