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Investors from Australia, Canada and the UK that meet certain criteria will be exempted from some new US restrictions on foreign investment – but New Zealand didn’t make the cut. The three countries have been added to an ‘excepted states’ list and may face different compliance requirements to revised US investment regulations released recently. The finalized rules, which will come into effect ...

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U.S. Exempts Australia, Canada, UK From Some Foreign Investment Review

The Trump administration will exempt some companies from Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom from beefed up scrutiny of foreign investments in the United States. The finalized rules, which will go into effect on Feb. 13, extend the powers of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, known as CFIUS, which has increasingly flexed its muscle against Chinese firms. They ...

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Trump Trade Advisor Navarro: ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal Is ‘in the bank’

White House advisor Peter Navarro said the “phase one” trade deal between the U.S. and China is “in the bank.” Navarro, a longtime China trade hawk, refrained from commenting on rumors that the deal could be signed by U.S. and Chinese officials as early as next week, saying he would rather defer to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on specific timing. ...

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USMCA To Have Positive Impact On Agriculture

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement was passed with a bipartisan vote of 385-41, which was agreed by Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi and Trump. The new deal replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement, and tariffs on most agricultural products between the three countries remained at zero. The deal imposes stricter labor and environmental enforcement provisions and opens up more agricultural trade ...

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Statement from Minister Ng On Importance Of Preserving Rules-Based International Trade – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, today issued the following statement: “The dispute settlement system of the World Trade Organization  (WTO) is key to providing the stability businesses need for rules-based international trade. “The WTO’s rules provide predictability to businesses, and help foster economic growth and prosperity as a result. By addressing the ...

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NATO Has A Bright Future: Justin Trudeau and Mark Rutte

Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau of Canada and Mark Rutte of the Netherlands said they took exception to French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent comments that NATO was experiencing “brain death” due to a lack of coordination between the United States and Europe. The Canadian and Dutch leaders made their remarks on December 3 during a session of “Nato Engages–Innovating the Alliance,” ...

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Canada Working Towards Strengthening Trade Relations

The Canadian government has been working towards strengthening trade relations and safeguard against America’s influence over their domestic markets via economic nationalism. Initially, Canada was worried about foreign investments in particular industries, like the railroads, and required that the majority of directors of any company that received government money could not come from outside the country. Another approach was to ...

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Trade Deal Between America, Mexico And Canada Anticipated

Nancy Pelosi, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker, expressed support for trade deal between US, Canada and Mexico on better enforcement of its labor provisions. President Donald Trump and top administration officials put pressure on Pelosi and Congress to approve the trade agreement through scores of coordinated interviews with talk radio stations and aggressive social media postings. They are pressing for ...

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