The Trump Administration has notified Congress of its plans to sign a trade agreement with Mexico within 90 days. If willing, Canada will also be part of that process. The U.S. and Canada missed the Friday deadline to finalize a revised North American Free Trade Agreement. Negotiations are scheduled to resume Wednesday. Over the weekend, Trump was on Twitter saying Canada would be left out of a new NAFTA agreement if a fair deal for the U.S. isn’t reached. Speaking at an event in North Carolina, Trump challenged Canada’s dairy policy. “They have tremendous trade barriers and tremendous tariffs; dairy products have almost 300 percent tariffs.” Canada manages dairy supplies with domestic quotas and limits on dairy imports. On Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada will not give up its supply management system.
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