There’s no doubting the Trump team’s commitment to cutting imports. But it keeps getting tougher to see what how they want to do it.
A March 10 article in the Financial Times, generally reflecting much other comment, claims US officials dealing with trade are engaged in a “civil war” with each other.
The Gallup organisation reported on February 24 that US public support for NAFTA in early 2017 was greater than opposition for only the second time in 20 years
Mexico’s top trade negotiator said in an interview published on February 27 that he would walk away from the table if US negotiators threatened 20% duties on cars.
A possibly unscripted February 13 remark by Donald Trump might indicate he wants to break up NAFTA, not merely renegotiate it.
Crucial sourcing commitments by President-Elect Donald Trump came under fire from his own side in early December.
The Teamsters Union filed a legal challenge on March 10 to the American Department of Transportation’s (DOT) recent decision to open the US border to Mexican trucks.
…though the US committed to the principle when it signed the NAFTA treaty over 20 years ago.