In a private letter to then-President Bill Clinton, Rahm Emanuel complained that Mexico looked to be getting “the better end of the deal” on NAFTA and a $12 billion loan agreement, according to newly released documents from the Clinton Presidential Library.
Disputes over sugar and steel trade between the U.S. and Mexico are straining ties between the countries just as negotiators try to hammer out the details of a Pacific-rim trade pact to further integrate their economies.
The Canadian government is not considering challenging any U.S. decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline under the North American Free Trade Agreement, Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford said.
President Bill Clinton was coached to combat the narrative that his “health-care debacle” was the result of influence from his “ultraliberal wife” and “wonky” elites, according to the fifth batch of Clinton administration documents released by his presidential library.
Some of President Barack Obama’s top advisers made a forceful case for his trade agenda today, signaling continued interest in the topic even as the president left Japan without an agreement he had hoped to announce.
The U.S. will announce today whether it will investigate allegations that Mexico unfairly subsidized its sugar exports, a step that may lead to penalties on trade that was valued at $1.1 billion last year.