USMCA not to blame for GM plant closures, but it’s killing all hope of exporting from North America

USMCA not to blame for GM plant closures, but it’s killing all hope of exporting from North America

U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies were likely just one factor among many that contributed to General Motors’ decision to shutter multiple plants in the U.S. and one in Oshawa in Ontario, analysts say. But the closures will undoubtedly sharpen scrutiny of the White House’s “America First” trade agenda — a strategy aimed at preserving jobs…

Read More
USMCA not to blame for GM plant closures, but it’s killing all hope of exporting from North America

USMCA not to blame for GM plant closures, but it’s killing all hope of exporting from North America

U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies were likely just one factor among many that contributed to General Motors’ decision to shutter multiple plants in the U.S. and one in Oshawa in Ontario, analysts say. But the closures will undoubtedly sharpen scrutiny of the White House’s “America First” trade agenda — a strategy aimed at preserving jobs…

Read More
Trump’s USMCA trade deal could be upended as Democrats vow to withhold support

Trump’s USMCA trade deal could be upended as Democrats vow to withhold support

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s promise to quickly pass a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement has been upended by the midterm elections, with Democrats who will soon control the House vowing to withhold their support to extract greater protections for American workers. Administration officials remain confident they will corral the votes for the new…

Read More