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NAFTA Talks Hurt Canadian Exporters Even Before Trade Dispute Escalation

Posted July 13, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Canadian Press)

A growing number of Canadian exporters were saying the NAFTA talks were having a negative impact on their operations even before the trade dispute with the United States escalated in recent weeks.

A survey done for Export Development Canada found 28 per cent of the 1,000 exporters asked said the NAFTA talks had a negative impact on their Canadian operations.

That was up from 23 per cent in an earlier survey. However, the bi-annual survey found overall trade confidence increased to 76.5 per cent from 73.5 per cent in the previous questionnaire. Click here to read more.

Related: Exporter Confidence Bucks Trade Turmoil (Export Development Canada)