US to seek currency chapters in trade talks with Japan, others: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

The yen is often regarded as a "safe-haven" currency in Asia, attracting capital inflows during times of market distress that can spike its value for short periods, hurting exports.

published on : 14th October 2018

Mexico says new US trade deal won't block other economic relations

The pact set to replace NAFTA outlines that if one of the partners enters a free trade deal with a "non-market" country such as China, the others can quit in six monthS.

published on : 14th October 2018

How Trump's son-in-law helped salvage the North American trade zone

A 37-year-old real estate tycoon married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, Kushner has the trust of his father-in-law, and crucially, is close to Lighthizer, a source with knowledge of the talks said.

published on : 3rd October 2018

New trade deal not as big as Donald Trump claims: AP

'The agreement will govern nearly $1.2 trillion in trade, which makes it the biggest trade deal in the United States' history.'

published on : 2nd October 2018

Justin Trudeau hails USMCA as trilateral win

The USMCA, signed on Sunday night, came in the final hours before the deadline for Canada to come on board a re-negotiated trilateral deal.

published on : 2nd October 2018

Donald Trump hails new US-Canada-Mexico trade pact 

USMCA "greatly opens markets to our Farmers and Manufacturers" while reducing trade barriers "and will bring all three Great Nations closer together in competition with the rest of the world.

published on : 1st October 2018

Canada, US and Mexico frame new NAFTA deal, renamed as USMCA

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) updates and replaces the nearly 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

published on : 1st October 2018

Justin Trudeau rebuffs Donald Trump's trade talks criticism

While Trudeau has tried to keep his head down and avoid further antagonizing Trump, he also has stood firm in demanding a fair deal in the trade negotiations.

published on : 28th September 2018

Donald Trump says he rejected meeting with Justin Trudeau at UNGA over trade fight

Trump vented his frustration with Canada during a news conference along the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between two allies.

published on : 27th September 2018

US, Mexico ready to sign new NAFTA without Canada: US official 

Momentum appeared to have stalled last week in efforts to bridge differences between Washington and Ottawa in negotiations to rewrite NAFTA, which began last year.

published on : 25th September 2018

NAFTA talks likely to continue on sidelines of UN meeting: Justin Trudeau

Officials have been in talks nearly non-stop for a month as they try to overcome hurdles and agree on a NAFTA rewrite.

published on : 24th September 2018

US, Canada resume trade talks to bridge differences over NAFTA

The trade talks came after US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that there is "no political necessity" to keep Canada in the new NAFTA deal.

published on : 6th September 2018

Canada 'will be out' of trade deal unless it's 'fair': Donald Trump

The Congress must approve any rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement and might refuse to endorse a deal that leaves longtime ally Canada on the sidelines.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Donald Trump says he won't compromise with Canada in NAFTA deal

Trump's remarks raised doubts about whether the two countries can quickly reach a deal to keep Canada in the 24-year-old trading bloc, along with the United States and Mexico.

published on : 1st September 2018

NAFTA deal close, but obstacles remain

Optimism is high that the United States, Canada and Mexico are near the finish line for an agreement on a new North American Free Trade Agreement.

published on : 31st August 2018
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