Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

May 19, 2017

Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

Making good on a campaign promise, the Trump administration formally told Congress Thursday that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer sent a letter to congressional leaders Thursday, starting 90 days of ...

Trump threatens Canada over dairy trade, slaps tariff on lumber

Apr 26, 2017

Trump threatens Canada over dairy trade, slaps tariff on lumber

Trade tensions spiked between Washington and Ottawa Tuesday as President Donald Trump accused Canada of being “very rough” on its southern neighbor and threatened to retaliate against new restrictions on U.S. dairy products. Trump also touted his administration’s surprise decision late Monday to rekindle ...

Apr 17, 2017

U.S. dairy farmers worry NAFTA renegotiation could harm Mexico trade

U.S. dairy farmers already struggling with low milk prices worry President Donald Trump’s talk of renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement could harm trade to Mexico, its biggest export market. About 15 percent of dairy production in the United States is exported, with ...