“Everybody knew this needed to get upgraded,” he added. “I know, specifically in working with the Canadians while I was still sitting Ambassador, they were having meetings with the President-elect and his team in New York saying ‘we’re ready. Let’s go. We’ll negotiate NAFTA and we’ll upgrade it.’”
Trump took too long to get USMCA done: Former ambassador
Former U.S. ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss the outcome of the U.S. midterms and how they could impact the recently negotiated USMCA trade deal.
USMCA will add to costs, could eliminate jobs: Automakers
Stricter car-content rules in a new U.S. trade deal with Canada and Mexico will add to costs for automakers and their suppliers, industry representatives warned at a hearing on the economic consequences of the agreement.
Nov.15 -- Senator Joni Ernst, an Iowa Republican, discusses her election as vice chairman of the House GOP conference, the outlook for ratification of President Donald Trump’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico, and the investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi. She speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets."
Amanda Lang: More uncertainty hits USMCA, but Canada might have a chance for a better deal
BNN Bloomberg's Amanda Lang discusses what the new shape of the U.S. Congress could mean for the recently negotiated USMCA trade deal.
Trump must change USMCA deal: Senior U.S. Democrat
President Donald Trump’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico needs changes to secure support from Democrats, according to a senior House Democrat in line to play a leading role on trade policy in the new Congress.
Less than half of Canadian business leaders plan to actively pursue acquisitions in the next year, despite how a majority of executives remain optimistic about the economy and corporate earnings, according to a new survey released Tuesday.
USMCA a relief for Canadian exports forecast: EDC economist
Canada's exports are expected to increase 4 per cent next year, according to Export Development Canada's Global Export Forecast. Peter Hall, chief economist with the EDC, tells BNN Bloomberg that the USMCA trade deal has taken the "big worry away" and will help Canadian exporters.
Trump to push USMCA forward so he can focus on China: Center for Canadian Studies
Christopher Sands, director of the Center for Canadian Studies at Johns Hopkins University, joins BNN Bloomberg to provide perspective on the implications of the U.S. midterm elections when it comes to relations with Canada, and what's ahead for the USMCA deal.
How Democrats could help or hurt Trump's next trade policy moves
President Donald Trump may be encouraged to pursue more protectionism and could even get a hand from Democrats on his trade agenda -- a rare area of potential cooperation that will test his willingness to bargain with a new negotiating partner, likely to be Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi.