Canada tariffs on US goods begin

Canada's retaliatory tariffs on over 60 U.S. imports come into effect Sunday

Canada's retaliatory tariffs on over 60 U.S. imports come into effect Sunday

Donald Trump also congratulated Lopez Obrador on his electoral win, however, the US president also said in an interview this weekend he intends to hold off on signing a new NAFTA deal until after America's fall midterm elections.

"Why we would want to break up NAFTA is beyond me and I think the business community is very much united on the fact that NAFTA needs to stay intact", he said.

After decades of unfair treatment of USA businesses who export to Canada, the Great White North has escalated fears of a trade war by levying more tariffs against US manufacturers. Asked about the timing of an agreement, Trump said: "I want to wait until after the election". She was a reporter at the time and told colleagues she had been groped, although just precisely what this may have involved is unclear.

The effort to restart stalled negotiations comes after the election of leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as president.

Talks between Mexico, Canada and the USA to renegotiate the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement began in August a year ago and are still underway.

On Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Lopez Obrador by phone.

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Ties between the two neighbors and long-time allies have been strained by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum on national security grounds.

In an interview on Fox News, Trump once again threatened to impose tariffs on autos, which has been viewed as a NAFTA negotiating ploy. Canada has retaliated with $16.6 billion in counter-tariffs and the US midterm elections are in the fall.

"I never want to advocate for nations putting up tariffs that thwart economic growth and thwart job creation, either here or elsewhere, but that's what's happening between the United States and Canada", he said.

"If they are not fine, I am going to tax their cars coming into America".

"Canada, you're not going to get 275 per cent for your dairy and you're going to take down all your barriers", he said as an example. "The president is working to fix the broken system, and he's going to continue pushing for that". "That is why we urge all elected officials in the United States to stand up and push to rescind this short-sighted policy", says Blakely.

Trump has clashed with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over trade, with the US president tweeting last month after departing the Group of Seven meetings in Quebec that Trudeau was "weak" and "dishonest".

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