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Trump threatens to send military against immigrant 'onslaught'

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 08:29 GMT

President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send the military to close the US-Mexican border against an "onslaught" of migrants.

Mexican, Canadian steel lobbies urge fix to U.S. tariff dispute

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Mexico and Canada on Tuesday urged their governments to resolve a tariff dispute with the United States before signing a new trilateral trade deal.

U.S. oil hits four-year peak ahead of sanctions on Iran

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 08:51 GMT

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 marked $75.90 a barrel around 0630 GMT on Tuesday, their strongest since November 2014.

Trump hails Canada, Mexico trade pact as win for U.S. workers

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 08:43 GMT

“It means far more American jobs, and these are high-quality jobs,” he said. Trump had repeatedly called NAFTA a terrible deal for the United States.

Canada, U.S. make progress in bid to save NAFTA, no deal yet

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 - 08:50 GMT

Trump’s trade and manufacturing adviser Peter Navarro, speaking on Saturday to Fox News, struck an upbeat tone on the progress of talks.

Canada's race against time with US to reach NAFTA deal

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Canada's race against time with US to reach NAFTA deal.

U.S. says Canada not making concessions needed for NAFTA deal

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 08:48 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration recently began increasing the pressure on Canada, urging it to conclude a deal by Sunday or face exclusion from a revised NAFTA.

Canada PM urges some U.S. flexibility in NAFTA, talks seen slow

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 08:56 GMT

Ottawa is pushing back against increasing pressure by the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump and its allies to make the concessions they say are needed for the trilateral North American Free Trade Agreement.

Canada PM says he wants a good NAFTA deal soon, hazy on deadline

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he wanted a good NAFTA deal as soon as possible.

Canada's Freeland to hold NAFTA talks in Washington on Tuesday

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 - 09:09 GMT

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will meet U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington to discuss talks to renew the NAFTA trade pact.

NAFTA talks make progress; U.S., Canadian officials to work into night

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 08:33 GMT

Freeland sounded upbeat as she emerged from a day of talks with top U.S. trade negotiator Robert Lighthizer, although she cautioned that no trade deal was done until the last issue was nailed down.

US, Canada again try to salvage three-country NAFTA

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 12:20 GMT

Efforts to salvage the North American Free Trade Agreement as a three-country pact resumed at the ministerial level Wednesday.

Canada PM indicates he will not bend on key NAFTA demands at talks

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 01:10 GMT

Canada PM indicates he will not bend on key NAFTA demands at talks.

Trump says Canada not needed in NAFTA deal, warns Congress not to interfere

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 - 08:39 GMT

“There is no political necessity to keep Canada in the new NAFTA deal. If we don’t make a fair deal for the U.S. after decades of abuse, Canada will be out,” Trump said on Twitter.

Trump and Trudeau upbeat about prospects for NAFTA deal by Friday

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 08:09 GMT

Under pressure, Canada rejoined the talks to modernize the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement after Mexico and the United States announced a bilateral deal on Monday.

Asia stocks retreat; weakness in China outweighs NAFTA trade optimism

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 08:04 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open mixed, with Britain’s FTSE and Germany’s DAX each slipping about 0.1 percent and France’s CAC inching up 0.05 percent.

Dollar rises as relief over U.S.-Mexico trade deal fizzles out

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 08:56 GMT

The U.S. currency has fallen for three consecutive weeks despite the United States embarking on greater monetary tightening than elsewhere.

Canada's Trudeau says he will defend dairy farmer protections in NAFTA

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 08:50 GMT

“My position on defending supply management has not changed,” he told reporters during a visit to the province of Quebec.

Asia shares subdued, dollar befuddled by trade doubts

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 08:42 GMT

Chinese blue chips .CSI300 dipped 0.4 percent as the country's state planner warned of increasing risks to the economy in the second half of the year.

Canada rejoins NAFTA talks as U.S. autos tariff details emerge

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 08:39 GMT

“These concessions are really going to be important for workers in Canada and the United States,” she told reporters after meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

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