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Trudeau Hopes Canada-U.S. Tariff Dispute Can be Solved This Month

Posted November 13, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

James McCarten – Canadian Press)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is setting his sights on the end of the month as the next target date for reaching a trade-and-tariff detente with the United States.

All three countries are expected to take part in a signing ceremony for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement during the two-day G20 summit, which gets underway Nov. 30 in Buenos Aires – although Canada has warned it will be a low-key, low-level affair if steel and aluminum tariffs are still in place.

There’s still time to change that, Trudeau suggested Monday during a news conference in Paris.

“I absolutely brought it up,” Trudeau said of his discussions with U.S. President Donald Trump during a dinner Friday organized by French President Emmanuel Macron. Click here to read more.