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UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018

Trump wants negotiations with California on auto gas mileage

President Donald Trump told leaders of the world’s top automakers on Friday that he wants to see more cars built in the United States as his administration weighs plans to …


UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018

Pence to press hard line on Venezuela, promote U.S. trade

Filling in for his boss, Vice President Mike Pence intends to promote the U.S. as a steady trading partner and press Latin American partners to further isolate Venezuela during his …


UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018

Trump on deal for ‘Dreamer’ immigrants: ‘NO MORE’

President Donald Trump on Sunday declared “NO MORE” to a deal to help “Dreamer” immigrants and threatened to pull out of a free trade agreement with Mexico unless it does …


UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018

Mexico, Canada and others may be exempted from US tariffs

The White House said Wednesday that Mexico, Canada and other countries may be spared from President Donald Trump’s planned steel and aluminum tariffs under national security “carve-outs,” a move that …


Trump links tariff relief for Canada, Mexico to NAFTA talks

President Donald Trump said Monday that North American neighbors Canada and Mexico will get no relief from his new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports unless a “new and fair” …


As NAFTA talks resume, new business poll backs staying in pact

A poll released by a business group Monday found that a majority of its members believe that the U.S. economy would be adversely affected if President Donald Trump follows through …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018

U.S. says NAFTA talks are progressing very slowly

U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer said Monday talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement are progressing very slowly.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

Hopes of NAFTA progress rise as Canada, Mexico eye auto progress

There are signals of a possible breakthrough in one of the biggest sticking points in NAFTA discussions after Canada joined Mexico in indicating room for negotiation in the auto sector.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017

Trump’s NAFTA threat makes him the Grinch to Oregon tree growers

In the cheerless days of the last recession, as Americans were spending less on Christmas trees, Oregon’s evergreen growers spotted an opportunity. Demand had been growing for Northwest-grown firs in …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017

Cornyn: Congress gets say in renegotiated NAFTA

The Senate’s No. 2 Republican is making it clear: No changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement go anywhere without Congress’ say.


Guest opinion: Todd Myers: Free trade a boon to workers, environment

The free market and respect for voluntary exchange between people, no matter where they live, is better for people and better for the environment.


Warm fall helps push larger-than-anticipated Washington apple harvest

A warm fall and new planting technologies gave Washington apple growers a larger harvest than anticipated this season.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017

U.S. makes final finding on Canadian softwood lumber imports

The U.S. Department of Commerce issued its final finding Thursday on the softwood lumber duties Canadian producers must pay, escalating a trade dispute amid the renegotiation of the North American …


Froma Harrop: Taking stock in the Trump economy

Showman Trump portrays every bit of positive economic news as evidence of his superhero powers, but inconvenient facts remain. One is that stock markets in other countries have also been …


Harrop: Trump’s NAFTA insults hurt Americans

Leaving NAFTA, the American Automotive Policy Council concludes, would amount to a “$10 billion tax” on U.S. manufacturers. U.S. makers of auto parts say it would force them alone to …


Negotiators give up hope of rewriting NAFTA this year

A fourth round of negotiations between the U.S., Mexico and Canada ended in mutual exasperation Tuesday. Talks will continue next month in Mexico City and will spill over into next …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017

Canada PM talks wages on Mexico visit, amid NAFTA talks

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have reaffirmed their commitment to a trilateral renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017

U.S. demands raise fears that leaving NAFTA could hurt economy

Round 4 of NAFTA talks began Wednesday in Arlington, Virginia. In a sign of how contentious things could get, the countries extended the negotiations for two extra days, through Tuesday.


Mexico readies for worst as 4th round of NAFTA talks open

Mexico appeared to be preparing for the worst as the fourth round of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement were opening in Washington on Wednesday.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017

Trump, Trudeau meet at the White House amid new NAFTA talks

President Donald Trump remained non-committal about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday as he welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House amid …


Trump welcomes Trudeau to Washington with another NAFTA threat

President Donald Trump renewed his threat to walk away from the North American Free Trade Agreement just as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Washington on the eve of …


U.S. Chamber of Commerce sounds alarm about a NAFTA pullout

America’s biggest business group is warning the Trump administration that a withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement would be a “political and economic debacle” that would cost hundreds …


Survey: Economists see no gain from NAFTA renegotiation

Most business economists expect the Trump administration’s efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement will make no difference to the U.S. economy or cause harm.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017

Trudeau teams up with Canadian labor in push for NAFTA reforms

In Mexico City’s NAFTA talks last week, few Canadians had a higher profile than Jerry Dias.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017

Round of NAFTA talks ends amid resistance over Mexico wages

The second round of talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement ended Tuesday amid resistance to discussing Mexico’s low wages and large differences over dispute resolution mechanisms.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017

Second round of NAFTA talks opens in Mexico City

Mexico is taking U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to leave the North American Free Trade Agreement more seriously as a second round of talks opens Friday in Mexico City on …


Trump says Canada, Mexico being ‘very difficult’ on NAFTA

President Donald Trump is accusing Canada and Mexico of being “very difficult” at the negotiating table over the North American Free Trade Agreement, and threatening anew to terminate the deal.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017

U.S., Canada, Mexico pledge quick work to update NAFTA

U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017

U.S. demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks

The United States won’t settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017

Rhetoric over: 3-nation efforts to revise NAFTA begin

Of all the trade deals he lambasted on the campaign trail as threats to American workers, President Donald Trump reserved particular scorn for one: The North American Free Trade Agreement.