Trump trade deal with Canada, Mexico gets American farmers' stamp of approval

ㅤ"Americans for Farmers & Families spokesman Casey Guernsey, a seventh-generation farmer, said the three-way deal showed Mr. Trump remembered his promise ‘to stand up for rural America.’
ㅤ’After years of declining income and months of trade uncertainty, farmers desperately needed a win, and today the Trump administration delivered it,’ he said. ‘While eager to learn the details, I hope that Congress will use this positive momentum to bring this important agreement over the finish line.’
ㅤSen. Charles E. Grassley, Iowa Republican, said the agreement looked ‘very favorable’ to American and Iowa agriculture.
ㅤ’Pres Trump’s tough negotiation position may [be] paying off,’ Mr. Grassley tweeted.’"

Full story at The Washington Times. Posted on 10/1/18. See "farmers, trade deal."

Canada reaches trade deal with U.S.

ㅤ"The agreement preserved a NAFTA dispute-resolution process that the U.S. wanted to jettison, the official told The Associated Press ahead of an official announcement. The official was not authorized to speak publicly and requested anonymity.
ㅤThe agreement also exempts tariffs on 2.6 million cars. On dairy Canada essentially gave the U.S. the same access it offered in the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement that President Donald Trump rejected."

ㅤô¿ô …Based on this info it seems the USA has given in to Canada to prevent hiccups in the Mexico trade deal. It’s questionable how binding this agreement with Canada really is.

Full story at The Washington Times. Posted on 10/1/18. See "canada, trade deal, nafta."