HomeLive CommentsCanada Freeland repeats no deal is better than a bad deal ahead...

Canada Freeland repeats no deal is better than a bad deal ahead of NAFTA talk restart

High level NAFTA talks between Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will resume on Wednesday, working towards a US imposed deadline of October 1. head of the meeting, Freeland reiterated the government’s position that “no deal is better than a bad deal.” And she explained that “any negotiator who goes into a negotiation believing that he or she must get a deal at any price … (will) be forced to pay the maximum price for that deal.”

On the other hand, Trump continued to attack Canada. He told reporters “we love Canada, we love the people of Canada, but they are in a position that’s not a good trade position for Canada.” And, “they cannot continue to charge us 300 per cent tariff on dairy products, and that’s what they’re doing.”

Trump close ally House Republican Steve Scalise also warned that “there is a growing frustration with many in Congress regarding Canada’s negotiating tactics.” And, “members are concerned that Canada does not seem to be ready or willing to make the concessions that are necessary for a fair and high-standard agreement.” But it’s unsure how much this such a view is shared among congressmen.

Featured Analysis

Learn Forex Trading