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TORONTO | Canada relieved trade deal done, won’t forget Trump attacks

TORONTO — U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to make Canada pay after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he wouldn’t be bullied in trade talks. Trump called Trudeau “weak” and “dishonest.” He threatened tariffs on cars and slapped them on steel. The unprecedented attacks on America’s closest ally left a bitter taste. But Canadians mostly feel … Continue reading TORONTO | Canada relieved trade deal done, won’t forget Trump attacks

LONDON | Global shares solid as US and Mexico reach trade agreement

LONDON  — News that the U.S. has reached a preliminary agreement with Mexico on replacing a North American free-trade deal has helped shore up global stock markets on Tuesday. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to 5,496, while Germany’s DAX was up 0.2 percent at 12,561. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 … Continue reading LONDON | Global shares solid as US and Mexico reach trade agreement

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Canadian official heading to US for trade talks

WASHINGTON — The Latest on a U.S. trade agreement with Mexico (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland is cutting short her diplomatic trip to Europe to head to Washington for trade talks with the United States. Freeland will fly to Washington on Tuesday after the Trump administration and Mexico said they … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Canadian official heading to US for trade talks

Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Statement On Trade Agreement Between The United States, Mexico

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after the announcement that a trade agreement has been reached between the United States and Mexico. “Today’s agreement between the U.S. and Mexico is a step in the right direction. Texas is the nation’s top exporting state, and with Mexico being our largest … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Statement On Trade Agreement Between The United States, Mexico

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Periodic review of new US trade deal required

WASHINGTON — The Latest on a U.S. trade agreement with Mexico (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Trump administration says an “understanding” to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement omits a provision Canada and Mexico opposed after the U.S. proposed it. Instead, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (LYT’-hy-zur) says periodic reviews will be required … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Periodic review of new US trade deal required

WASHINGTON | US and Mexico near deal that would set path for NAFTA revamp

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration and Mexico have reached a preliminary accord to end the North American Free Trade Agreement and replace it with a deal that the administration wants to be more favorable to the United States. President Donald Trump, in announcing the tentative agreement Monday at the White House, said a new deal … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US and Mexico near deal that would set path for NAFTA revamp

NEW YORK | Stocks rise as US and Mexico move toward trade deal

NEW YORK — Global markets are rising Monday as the U.S. and Mexico prepare to announce a trade agreement. In the U.S., industrial and basic materials companies, banks and technology companies are rising. Automakers are climbing as investors hope the agreement will prevent tariffs on imported cars. Stocks had finished at record highs Friday. On … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks rise as US and Mexico move toward trade deal