Regional trade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves the Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council after an agreement was reached in the NAFTA negotiations in Ottawa, Ontario, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. The U.S. and Canada reached the basis of a free trade deal Sunday night, a senior Canadian government official said. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 12:22 am
TORONTO (AP) — Canada and the United States reached a deal Sunday night for Canada to stay in a free trade pact with the U.S. and Mexico. In a joint statement late Sunday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the agreement "will...
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Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Gerald Butts, senior political advisor to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, walk in the loading dock of the Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council, in Ottawa on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 30, 2018 - 10:59 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on trade talks between U.S. and Canada (all times local): 10:55 p.m. A senior Canadian government official says the U.S. and Canada have reached the basis of a free trade deal. The official says the agreement preserves a NAFTA dispute-resolution process that the U.S...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 photo, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland participates in a discussion at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Freeland postponed her U.N. speech as free trade talks between the U.S. and Canada intensified. Freeland had been scheduled to deliver Canada's address to the General Assembly on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in New York, but Canada exchanged the slot with another country. Freeland may or may not give the speech on Monday. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 29, 2018 - 6:59 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland postponed her U.N. speech as free trade talks between the U.S. and Canada intensified. Freeland had been scheduled to deliver Canada's address to the General Assembly on Saturday in New York, but Canada exchanged the slot with...
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Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland arrives at the Office Of The United States Trade Representative in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
September 20, 2018 - 6:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Canadian negotiators are working around the clock on a deal to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc ahead of a Sept. 30 U.S. deadline. "Our officials are in pretty much constant contact," Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland told reporters after...
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Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks as she arrives at the Office of the United States Trade Representative, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 19, 2018 - 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Canadian negotiators — facing a deadline at the end of the month — will extend until at least Thursday their negotiations to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc. After her second meeting of the day with U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer, Canada's Minister of...
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Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua, left, shakes hands with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during their meeting at the Government Office Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Hu is in Hanoi to attend the three-day World Economic Forum on ASEAN. (Nhac Nguyen/Pool photo via AP)
September 12, 2018 - 4:16 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A top Chinese official and leaders of several Southeast Asian countries said Wednesday that moves by the U.S. to limit trade and protect American businesses pose a grave threat to the world economy. Uncertainty and destabilizing factors threaten to undermine growth, Chinese...
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September 05, 2018 - 4:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-Canada negotiations on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement (all times local): ___ 3:21 p.m. President Donald Trump describes ongoing trade talks with Canada as "intense" but says the United States doesn't have much to lose. "If it doesn't work out...
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A woman stands in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Asian stocks sank Wednesday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and health care companies. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 05, 2018 - 8:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets fell Wednesday as trade tensions resurfaced ahead of more talks between the United States and Canada on revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 fell 0.9 percent to 5,294 while Germany's DAX lost 0.6 percent to...
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September 04, 2018 - 11:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 1 about negotiations to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Michael Best Strategies is a law firm. It is a consulting company and the lobbying arm of the law firm Michael Best & Friedrich LLP. A...
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In this Aug. 31, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump holds up a list of his administrations accomplishments while speaking at a Republican fundraiser at the Carmel Country Club in in Charlotte, N.C. President Donald Trump is starting his Labor Day with an attack on a top union leader. Trump tweeted Monday that AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka “represented his union poorly on television this weekend.” He added: “it is easy to see why unions are doing so poorly. A Dem!” Trumka appeared on “Fox News Sunday,” where he said efforts to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement should include Canada. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 03, 2018 - 7:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump started his Labor Day with an attack on a top union leader, lashing out after criticism from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. Trump tweeted Monday that Trumka "represented his union poorly on television this weekend." He added: "It is easy to see why unions...
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