NAFTA talks forced Canada to pick a side in U.S.-China trade war
When Justin Trudeau's government agreed to a revised North American free trade deal, the Americans said Canada also agreed to something else: joining Donald Trump's trade war on China. The story is here.
Canada launches case against US at WTO
An important development in North American trade matters not involving NAFTA happened this week. According to Reuters, Canada launched a complaint against the US last week, challenging Washington’s use of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties. Nearly 200 examples of alleged U.S. wrongdoing were reportedly alleged, though interestingly, the examples did not concern China, but other trading partners including China, India, Brazil and the European Union.