Trudeau in Mexico for talks after tense USA trip

STEPHEN CROWLEY  NYT

STEPHEN CROWLEY NYT

"So we'll see what happens with Nafta, but I've been opposed to Nafta for a long time, in terms of the fairness of Nafta". He said "it would not be the end of the world".

Pressed over whether the NAFTA pact could degenerate into a series of bilateral deals, Trudeau said that his administration was "ready for anything and will continue to protect Canadian interests".

Freeland describes the USA administration as the most protectionist since the 1930s while noting the United States runs a surplus in the trade of goods and services with Canada.

"If we can't make a deal, it'll be terminated and that will be fine", Trump said, using his typical bare-knuckle approach to top level diplomacy. The National Automobile Dealers Association said it was concerned about any changes that would make cars costlier.

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Trudeau in turn threatened to cancel a purchase of 18 fighter jets from American aerospace giant Boeing, saying he had told Trump he "disagreed vehemently" with the USA decision.

Canadian Finance Minister William Morneau said today that he was optimistic for a new deal on North American trade, calling negotiations an "opportunity for improvement". Mexico strongly opposes such a move, which would damage its own auto industry.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has warned against so-called "poison pill" proposals by the U.S., including the sunset clause. The negotiations were extended on Wednesday by two days to Oct 17. The U.S.is expected to propose substantially raising the regional requirement, from 62.5 percent now, and potentially add a U.S. -specific content requirement.

Rep. Richard Neal of MA, the ranking Democrat on the committee, said he hopes NAFTA will expand Canadian market access for US cultural industries and "will be an opportunity to update intellectual property rules".

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Rules of origin will be discussed by negotiators today, Sunday and Monday, according to an agenda obtained by Bloomberg.

"As we prepare to leave the European Union, we will seek to transition all existing European Union trade arrangements to ensure that the United Kingdom maintains the greatest amount of certainty, continuity and stability in our trade and investment relationships", a spokesman for the Department for International Trade said.

"If the required content to hit the threshold for a NAFTA vehicle is too high, people may say, 'Look, it's just too hard, it's too high, so we'll just ship the vehicles in, '" Magna International Inc.

The former House speaker and friend of the president says a deal will eventually be reached, after long and hard negotiations.

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"These will be met with widespread opposition from Canada and Mexico". Higgins' Western New York district, which covers the cities of Buffalo and Niagara Falls, includes four worldwide crossings between the USA and Canada.

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