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Canada says agreed with US to keep NAFTA alive, no talks set

Negotiations to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement started last August and were initially scheduled to finish by the end of December.

China urges US to make 'wise choice' on trade tariffs

Trump is due to unveil revisions to his initial tariff list targeting $50 billion of Chinese goods on Friday.

Billionaire schools teacher in NAFTA talks

How did we get here and what does this ratcheted-up trade war mean for Canada, the United States and investors?

US lawmakers set bill seeking to control Trump on tariffs – key lawmaker

Some Republican lawmakers warn that Trump could trigger a trade war that would destabilize the economy and ultimately hurt American workers.

Canada vows to protect metals sector but resists call for quick action

Canada retaliated against the latest punitive measures last week by proposing levies on C$16.6 billion worth of U.S. exports.

Mexico hits back on US steel, slaps tariffs on pork, bourbon

As of Tuesday, Mexico will impose tariffs of 15 percent to 25 percent on U.S. steel products.

U.S. tariffs "unjustified", Britain's May tells Trump on call

The leaders spoke for the first time since the announcement in a 30-minute call and agreed to discuss the issue further at the G7 summit in Canada later this week.

US-China need new trade framework, says former negotiator

The world’s two biggest economies need to agree on a new framework that will allow both of their economic systems to co-exist.

Canada mulls aid for steel, aluminum industry after US tariffs

Canada's cabinet on Monday discussed how to protect the domestic steel and aluminum industry from U.S. tariffs.

Trump aide: Canada trade row a "family quarrel", Trudeau overreacting

The United States said it was moving ahead with tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union.

Talks end with China warning trade benefits at risk if U.S. imposes tariffs

China says implementing tariffs will void agreements.

US aluminium tariffs; collateral damage and a missed target: Andy Home

Aluminium in particular shows why tariffs are such a poor trade weapon.

Trump tell allies to fix trade after US tariffs strike

Trump's tariffs on Washington's closest allies also drew condemnation at home from Republican lawmakers and the country's main business lobbying group.