barriers to trade
Donald Trump doesn’t understand the benefits of trade, and Hillary Clinton has criticized trade on the campaign trail.
U.S. importers and Canadian exporters have a strong shared interest in having the two governments reach a quick and durable settlement.
The U.S. has collected billions of dollars from duties imposed on Canadian lumber.
America's place as a world leader in economic freedom has faltered.
Approximately 20 per cent of Canada’s GDP comes from exports to the U.S.
Canada raised tariffs in the 1930s and sunk into the Great Depression.
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are favouring the protection of U.S. domestic producers.
The U.S. trade deficit with Canada was around US$15.5 billion in 2015.