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Trump Rips Canada on NAFTA Talks, Hints at Tariff on Auto Imports

President Trump lashed out at Canada and said he was considering enacting a tariff on auto imports if Ottawa didn’t agree to join a trade agreement with Mexico that could supplant the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), adding that he rejected a one-on-one meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the trade impasse.

September 27, 2018

U.S. Business Groups Cite Need for Canada’s Inclusion in Trade Deal

A trio of top U.S. business groups said it would be “unacceptable” to sideline Canada in any trade agreement that seeks to increase jobs and enhance the competitiveness of businesses across the United States.

September 20, 2018

Energy Industry Awaiting Details on Tentative U.S.-Mexico Trade Pact

One day after President Trump said the United States and Mexico had reached a tentative trade agreement that may replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), analysts said the energy industry was still scrambling for details.

August 28, 2018
Trump Hails U.S., Mexico Trade Accord in Bid to Scuttle NAFTA

Trump Hails U.S., Mexico Trade Accord in Bid to Scuttle NAFTA

After weeks of arduous renegotiations in an attempt to upend the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which bound together the economies of the United States, Mexico and Canada, President Trump on Monday declared victory and said he had a new trade agreement on the table with Mexico.

August 27, 2018
U.S., Mexico Reach Tentative Accord as Trump Moves to Kill NAFTA

U.S., Mexico Reach Tentative Accord as Trump Moves to Kill NAFTA

After weeks of arduous renegotiations in an attempt to upend the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which bound together the economies of the United States, Mexico and Canada, President Trump on Monday declared victory and said he had a new trade agreement on the table with Mexico.

August 27, 2018

Mexico Files WTO Complaint on Tariffs; Trump Said Considering Bilateral NAFTA Negotiations

Mexico said it would follow the European Union’s (EU) lead and file legal proceedings with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the Trump administration’s decision last week to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

June 5, 2018

‘Massive Opportunity’ for U.S. to Supply Energy to China, Says Mnuchin

The United States will not lift new tariffs on steel and aluminum from China, even as both countries said over the weekend trade talks had been “constructive” and China had agreed to purchase more American goods and services, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

May 22, 2018
With Election, NAFTA Talks Looming, E&Ps Prepare to Drill Mexico’s First Deepwater Contracts

With Election, NAFTA Talks Looming, E&Ps Prepare to Drill Mexico’s First Deepwater Contracts

The first foreign operators to win acreage in Mexico’s deepwater oil and natural gas regions are gearing up to start drilling, even as various political uncertainties cloud the outlook for the local energy sector.

April 27, 2018
Mexican Officials Go on Offensive to Preserve Pena Nieto’s Energy Reform Ahead of July 1 Election

Mexican Officials Go on Offensive to Preserve Pena Nieto’s Energy Reform Ahead of July 1 Election

Senior Mexican officials are battening down the hatches against any signs of political turbulence in the nation’s upcoming presidential election. Above all, they want to preserve the legacy of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s reform program, which spelled the end to the state energy monopolies and the generation of free markets in oil, gas and power.

April 26, 2018

Pacific Northwest Growing on Trade, Cheap Canadian Natural Gas, Says Avista Economist

Economic growth in the Pacific Northwest is outpacing the national economy, and in the near-term, cheaper energy supplies and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are keys to continuing this trend, said the chief economist of Avista Utilities.

March 19, 2018
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