One year later, NAFTA talks drag on, resisting Trump's trade wrathAug. 16, 2018
President Donald Trump has made no secret that he wanted NAFTA gone. A year of on-again-off-again negotiations without a clear view of an endgame has demonstrated the pact's staying power.
Ottawa preparing response in case Trump follows through on auto tariff threatAug. 16, 2018
Canada's economic development minister won't say much, but the head of Unifor expects a federal response to U.S. auto tariffs to include many parts, such as incentives, work-sharing programs and guaranteed loans.
Steel tariffs hitting suppliers 'on all sides'Aug. 15, 2018
Canadian steel producers are laying off workers as U.S. customers scale back or cancel orders because of U.S. import charges that went into effect in June. Auto suppliers are forced to absorb the added costs.
Suppliers look for ways around tariffs -- some pushing legal boundariesAug. 13, 2018
As the U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum products begin to impact bottom lines, auto suppliers are taking actions to sidestep the impact -- all proactive, but some on the outside of legality.
Magna says Q2 net income rises 13%, lowers production forecast for tariffsAug. 8, 2018
Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc., lowered its full-year production forecast for North America, hurt, in part, by tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.
Canada 'very keen' to quickly wrap up NAFTA negotiationsAug. 4, 2018
Chrystia Freeland told reporters on a conference call from Hong Kong that she's eager to conclude the talks, which she says are "back on an intensive track" following last month's Mexican election.
New-car tariff would 'gut dealers,' devastate auto sector, says CADAAug. 13, 2018
A 25-per-cent import tariff on Canadian-made vehicles bound for the United States “would destroy the automotive sector in Canada and gut the auto retail economy in every community large and small,” the group representing the country's dealers warns.
U.S. President Trump threatens auto tariffs against Canada if trade talks failAug. 11, 2018
Donald Trump launched a fresh auto-tariff threat against Canada late Friday at a time when Ottawa finds itself in a holding pattern on NAFTA negotiations as it awaits the completion of one-on-one talks between the United States and Mexico.
Mexico 'very close' on NAFTA issues with the U.S., minister saysAug. 10, 2018
Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Mexico says it must finish NAFTA talks with U.S. before Canada rejoinsAug. 9, 2018
Mexico and the United States have been discussing rules for the auto sector, which has been a major point of contention between the two countries.
Auto nations plot response to Trump's tariff threatsJuly 28, 2018
Canada, the European Union, Japan, Mexico and South Korea will meet in Geneva to discuss how to respond to threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on U.S. imports of autos and car parts, officials familiar with the talks said.
Mexico touts progress in NAFTA talks with U.S., but toughest issues remainAug. 3, 2018
Negotiators for Mexico and the United States have reached agreement on about 20 topics during talks to revamp NAFTA, Mexico's economy minister said on Thursday. Some of the thorniest issues remain unresolved.