Canada and Mexico could keep the shell of NAFTA alive until Trump is replaced. This is the strategy Japan hopes to use with the remnants of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal from which Trump has already removed the U.S.
U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured Sept. 19 at the opening day of the United Nations’ General Assembly’s annual general debate in New York. Photograph courtesy of the United Nations
TORONTO—If U.S. President Donald Trump deep-sixes the North American Free Trade Agreement, there are essentially three things that Canada can do.
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