Canada has less leverage with U.S. negotiators now than before the U.S.-Mexico deal.
President Trump wants U.S. exports up and U.S. imports down.
Back then, many countries including Germany, Japan and the United States embraced List’s tariff walls.
Like President Trump, President Obrador believes protecting jobs challenged by international trade is a key responsibility of his position.
Due to Canada’s policy of supply management, Canadians pay much higher prices for milk, cheese, eggs and poultry.
Reducing Canada’s corporate tax rate will directly promote business investment.
Supply management was established in the 1970s because Canadian dairy and poultry farmers didn’t want cross-province competition.
While the Americans build tariff walls, we should form new trade relationships with other countries.
Retaliatory Canadian tariffs will hurt Canadian consumers.