Mexico will leave NAFTA talks if Trump triggers process to withdraw
Mexico will leave NAFTA talks if Trump triggers process to withdraw
Caisse, Brookfield bosses shrug off Trump's NAFTA threat: 'It will pass'
13 January, 2018, 04:00
Royal Bank of Canada's Chief Executive Dave McKay said on Tuesday he believed there was now a greater chance that NAFTA could be scrapped.
Tensions with Canada have spread beyond industries covered by NAFTA this year, with the USA looking into allegations of unfair subsidies on dairy products and aircraft.
Freeland said the WTO filing is about the "unfair and unjustified" tariffs imposed, and is "on a quite separate track from the NAFTA negotiations".
Congressional Republicans expressed their firm support for keeping NAFTA intact throughout Trump's first year in office, but their pleas didn't do much to curb Trump's blustering threats to withdraw from the trade agreement on numerous occasions after he first announced last February he would seek to renegotiate the deal with Canada and Mexico.
While the US has been clear there was a possibility it would withdraw from the agreement, Canadian officials believe a positive outcome is possible "if there is goodwill on all sides", Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters Thursday.
"Canadian assets (mostly foreign exchange and volatility) have priced in very little risk premium on the NAFTA front", said Mark McCormick, head of North America FX strategy at Toronto-Dominion Bank, in an interview. "We're waiting", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said.
"They can pay for it indirectly through NAFTA", Trump explained, adding "we make a good deal on NAFTA, and, say, I'm going to take a small percentage of that money and it's going toward the wall".
But ahead of a cabinet retreat in London, Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wouldn't comment on the state of re-negotiations. Trump would like to see up to 85 per cent of all components in autos being sourced from within the NAFTA region, with 50 per cent of the content coming from the U.S.
Progress is also possible on the sunset clause proposal, if it is watered down into an agreement to hold periodic reviews of the new deal.
US stocks fell slightly after the Reuters report and the chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab was quoted as saying the USA pulling out of NAFTA would represent a risk to the markets.
A White House spokesman said "there has been no change in the president's position on NAFTA". "Most likely the Canadians are reacting to the President's negotiating posture".
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He's never worked for any organization outside of Green Bay, though he did have internships with the Atlanta Falcons. Cleveland's new assistant GM under John Dorsey has quite an impressive resumé and reputation for a 35-year-old.
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