Government, Business, Logistics

Trudeau Dodged Steel Tariffs. Now He’s Trying to Save NAFTA

Mark J. Terrill/AP

Donald Trump is already taking up a lot of Justin Trudeau’s bandwidth. Steel tariffs sent it to another level.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Optimistic on NAFTA After Canada, Mexico Dodge Metals Tariffs

Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS

Trump followed through with imposing tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, while excluding Canada and Mexico.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
March 9, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Trump Sends Mixed Signals on Steel Tariffs, Canada, Mexico and NAFTA

Evan Vucci/AP

President Trump suggested March 5 he may end steel tariffs on Mexico and Canada if they give him better trade terms while re-negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.

David Jackson | USA Today
March 5, 2018
Government, Business

Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Trade Threat Hangs Over NAFTA Talks

President Trump meets with steel and aluminum executives President Trump meets with steel and aluminum executives at the White House on March 1, 2018. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump’s latest trade salvo over steel and aluminum landed squarely in the middle of NAFTA talks, overshadowing efforts by his own negotiators and those from his biggest export markets to update America’s most important free-trade agreement.

Josh Wingrove and Eric Martin | Bloomberg News
March 2, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

American CEOs Say They're Ready to Bring Jobs Home If NAFTA Dies

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

In describing what life would be like without NAFTA, some business groups have stopped just short of predicting a plague of locusts.

Andrew Mayeda and Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
February 26, 2018
Government, Logistics

US Touts NAFTA Progress With Mexico While Trump Criticizes Canada

Photo by Josh Denmark, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The Trump administration is once again signaling trade talks are going better with Mexico than Canada.

Toluse Olorunnipa and Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
February 13, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Says He’ll Unveil ‘Reciprocal Tax’ on Imports This Week

Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

President Donald Trump said Feb. 12 that he will propose a tax on imports this week, reviving an idea he floated earlier in his administration that risks raising tensions with key U.S. trade partners.

Jennifer Epstein | Bloomberg News
February 12, 2018
Government, Logistics

Trudeau Threatens to Leave NAFTA Rather Than ‘Take Any Old Deal’

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made some of his most aggressive comments to date on dealing with U.S. demands to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement, adding he still thinks he can get the right deal for his country.

Greg Quinn | Bloomberg News
February 9, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

Special Truck Lane in New Mexico Speeds up Border Shipments

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

As NAFTA renegotiation talks wind down, a dedicated cargo lane for trucks is speeding up shipments from a massive Foxconn plant on the Mexican side of the Santa Teresa, N.M., border crossing.

Angela Kocherga | Albuquerque (N.M.) Journal
February 2, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Canada Wants Electric, Driverless Cars to Factor in NAFTA


Canada wants North American automakers to get extra credit for making cars more environmentally friendly or able to drive themselves as negotiators try to bridge one of NAFTA’s sharpest divides.

Anne Riley Moffat | Bloomberg News
February 2, 2018