Steve Mnuchin sees progress on steel tariffs with Mexico and Canada

Business May 16, 2019

Steve Mnuchin sees progress on steel tariffs with Mexico and Canada

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. is making progress in talks with Canada and Mexico over steel tariffs, potentially overcoming a key hurdle toward approval of a trade agreement between the three countries. Appearing before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee Wednesday, Mnuchin also said he ...

Trump has long seen previous U.S. trade agreements as losers

Business May 13, 2019

Trump has long seen previous U.S. trade agreements as losers

President Donald Trump's combative approach to trade has been one of the main constants among his often-shifting political views. And he's showing no signs of backing off now, even as the stakes intensify with the threat of a full-blown trade war between the world's ...

U.S. reaches trilateral NAFTA deal with Canada

Business Oct 1, 2018

U.S. reaches trilateral NAFTA deal with Canada

Canada and the United States reached a deal Sunday night for Canada to stay in a free trade pact with the U.S. and Mexico. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the deal in a joint statement late Sunday. ...