It’s not personal, Donald. It’s business. It’s the Canadian national interest; defending it is Trudeau’s job. Have a good meeting.
The selfishness of the Trump administration knows no bounds.
<i>The rupture of the free trade agreement with Mexico would have a devastating impact for the state of Texas, an economy that largely depends on what it trades with Mexico.</i>
The president of the United States is so perfidious that he made his visit to the disaster zone of Corpus Christi a pre-campaign rally, [Read more]
This is how Trump goes into the first session of NAFTA renegotiations. ... weak, battered, isolated, with little support, and with petitions demanding that he resign or be impeached.
Mexico is entering a new stage of NAFTA without having clarified what the specific national interests were that guided its creation more than 20 years ago, and which are encouraging its redefinition today.
This past week, at the request of the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the first hearings on NAFTA were held in Washington, D.C, at which all types of groups with an interest in the treaty came together. This exercise provides catharsis to many groups, since they have a limited capacity for lobbying. [Read more]
The big winner in the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Carlos Salinas de Gortari got us into, has been the United States.