Kudlow: Trump Is 'Seriously Contemplating' Separate Trade Deals with Mexico and Canada

07 June, 2018, 13:57 | Author: Kathy Ellis
  • The Mexican U.S. and Canadian flags

The move has also dismayed some domestic businesses, including pork producers, who now face a 20% tariff on exporting leg and shoulder to Mexico.

A new report by Trade Partnerships Worldwide, an economic consulting firm in Washington D.C., found that these trade penalties and their resulting retaliation from foreign markets, will initially boost the amount of jobs in the steel and aluminum manufacturing industry by almost 27,000 over the next one to three years.

Other products affected by the new tariffs include apples and potatoes.

And tariffs like those on Kentucky bourbon and motorcycles seem meant to hit key members of Congress where they live - namely, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the home of Harley-Davidson.

Europeans, Canadians and Mexicans buy more American goods and services than anyone else in the world.

The potential economic effect on United States exporters could damage Republican support ahead of November's midterms. "Something to do with women's leadership or girls' education, particularly in developing countries, because you wouldn't see the kind of public announcements we're seeing now if they didn't already have that in the bag".

Angela Hofmann, deputy director of Farmers for Free Trade, said the tariffs will exact immediate and painful consequences on USA farmers and the domestic economy.

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The U.S. has been in trade negotiations with Mexico and Canada for months over the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Matthew Rooney, a former US state department official in charge of the Canada file during the Obama administration, said there have been hard times in the past.

The official, speaking to reporters after Macron met Trudeau for talks in Ottawa on Wednesday, said the six non-U.S. G7 nations were united on the main topics to be discussed.

"And that's what the G7 is very much for".

But the tariff is still a blow to an otherwise successful export season to Mexico.

Kudlow, in his remarks, denied the United States was engaged in a trade war with its strategic partners, as well as China, but said that the United States would do what was necessary to protect American workers and industries. Coffman's campaign manager, Tyler Sandberg, disputed the charge, saying that Coffman opposed Trump's actions to raise tariffs on Mexico and other countries. This can hurt economies and lead to rising political tensions. He plans to be in close contact with retail and wholesale customers in Mexico to evaluate the tariff's impact over the next several days and how Mexican shoppers respond to rising prices. In theory, taxing items coming into the country (imports) makes people less likely to buy them as they become more expensive.

What's a trade deficit? They believe that bilateral agreements are easier to amend and easier to exit than deals that involve more than two countries. Ottawa refuses to grant United States demands for a clause that would end the trade deal after five years unless it is renewed by the parties. Furthermore, he prefers visiting places where he is feted - such as on his trips previous year to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Beijing and Paris - over attending summits where the attending leaders are treated as equals.

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