Posts tagged "North American Free Trade Agreement"

Developments in US could affect NZ beef

[5 September/Rural Life] An industry report said developments in the U.S. market could impact New Zealand beef producers in the second half of the year. Rabobank Animal Proteins Analyst, Blake Holgate, said factors including building protein levels and trade policy were creating uncertainty and market volatility. The U.S is a key market for beef exports....

Trump says Canada not needed in NAFTA deal, warns Congress not to interfere

[2 September/Reuters] President Donald Trump said Canada was not needed in the North American Free Trade Agreement, and warned Congress to not interfere with the negotiations or he would terminate the trade pact altogether. He added there was no political necessity to keep Canada in the new deal. He notified Congress of his intentions to...

Canada rejoins NAFTA talks as U.S. autos tariff details emerge

[28 August/Reuters] Mexico’s trade concessions on autos and labour rights were praised by Canada’s top trade negotiator. She re-joined NAFTA talks, and U.S. lawmakers warned that a bilateral U.S. and Mexico trade deal would struggle to be approved in congress. Automotive executives said the deal allowed Mr Trump to impose 25 percent tariffs on Mexican...

US dairy sees ‘strong advocate’ in nominee Gregg Doud as USTR chief agricultural negotiator

[6 February/ Dairy Reporter] The US Dairy Exporters Council and National Milk Producers Federation have both urged the US Senate to swiftly approve the nomination by the Trump Administration of Gregg Doud to the role of Chief Agricultural Negotiator in the Office of the US Trade Representative.  Mr Doud’s nomination has been on hold since...