NAFTA talks face arduous future as Mexico, Canada continues after tariffs as they burn the midnight oil and retrieve to the North American Free Trade Agreement. However, it is forming to be an arduous battle.
Mexico and Canada have resumed their dedication to the bare-knuckled NAFTA remediation after captivating the bluster of the Trump administration’s resolution to inflict possibly prostrating new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
The persistence of NAFTA talks was the main reason behind the US maneuver to aim Canada and Mexico, but provided the significance of trade pact to the continent’s economy neither U.S. neighbor was dissuaded. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto made their allegiance following Trump’s resolution not to exclude their country from import duties of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum.
Canada answered back with $16.6 billion worth of antidotes that impacted a gamut of products from flat rolled steel to playing cards, while Mexico also proposes tariffs on a variety of US product involving flat steel. Trudeau’s office said in a compendium of the phone call with the Mexican leader said that the leaders conveyed their vehement agitation and deep regret with the encumbrance of US tariffs on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum exports. They also debated the North American Free Trade dialogue and consented to continue working towards a reciprocal beneficial outcome.
Simon Morgan was born and raised in Ottawa. Simon has worked as a freelance journalist for nearly a decade and written for The Ottawa Sun, the Vancouver Sun and the Star. As a journalist for Island Daily Tribune, Simon mostly covers community events and human interest stories.