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SALZBURG, Austria | US, Canada will keep talking Thursday to revamp NAFTA

SALZBURG, Austria — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday appealed to the European Union to soften its stance in Brexit negotiations, saying that only her government has a workable plan to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland in the U.K. and EU member state Ireland. But despite May’s appeal at an EU summit … Continue reading SALZBURG, Austria | US, Canada will keep talking Thursday to revamp NAFTA

TORONTO | Canada’s strong-willed foreign minister leads trade talks

TORONTO — She is many things that would seem to irritate President Donald Trump: a liberal Canadian former journalist. That makes Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland an unusual choice to lead Canada’s negotiations over a new free trade deal with a surprisingly hostile U.S. administration. Recruited into politics by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Freeland has already … Continue reading TORONTO | Canada’s strong-willed foreign minister leads trade talks

LONDON | Trade concerns stalk markets as US and Canada head for talks

LONDON  — Global stock markets fell Wednesday as trade tensions resurfaced ahead of more talks between the United States and Canada on revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 fell 0.9 percent to 5,294 while Germany’s DAX lost 0.6 percent to 12,110. London’s FTSE 100 shed 0.5 percent … Continue reading LONDON | Trade concerns stalk markets as US and Canada head for talks

TOKYO | Global shares dip amid growing worry over US-Canada trade

TOKYO  — Global shares were mostly lower Monday amid worries about escalating trade friction between the U.S. and Canada, who have been unable to agree to a revamped trade deal but will continue negotiating this week. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 was virtually unchanged at 5,409.04 in early trading, while Germany’s DAX lost nearly 0.2 … Continue reading TOKYO | Global shares dip amid growing worry over US-Canada trade

WASHINGTON | A topsy-turvy day of NAFTA talks ends with plans to resume

WASHINGTON— Talks to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc broke up Friday and will resume next week with the two longtime allies divided over such issues as Canada’s dairy market and U.S. efforts to shield drug companies from generic competition. President Donald Trump notified Congress on Friday that he plans to sign an … Continue reading WASHINGTON | A topsy-turvy day of NAFTA talks ends with plans to resume

WASHINGTON | Report: Trump won’t compromise with Canada in NAFTA deal

WASHINGTON — The Toronto Star reports that President Donald Trump has said privately that he won’t make compromises with Canada in high-stakes talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement. The report appeared to raise doubt about whether the two countries can reach a deal soon to keep Canada in the trading bloc. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Report: Trump won’t compromise with Canada in NAFTA deal

WASHINGTON | The Latest: US-Canada trade talks to resume Friday morning

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on talks to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Negotiators for the United States and Canada will meet again Friday morning to resume their urgent talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland met for less than five minutes … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: US-Canada trade talks to resume Friday morning

WASHINGTON | US, Canada to resume urgent trade talks Friday

WASHINGTON— Negotiators for the United States and Canada will meet again Friday morning to resume their urgent talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland met for less than five minutes late Thursday night with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. She told reporters she “had a couple of things … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US, Canada to resume urgent trade talks Friday