First Canada Tried to Charm Trump. Now It’s Fighting Back.

The Canadians could see the trouble looming in the summer of 2016. Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s trade minister at the time, found herself, along with millions of Canadians, fixated on the unfolding United States presidential election,… Read More

Trump thinks he’s saving trade. The rest of the world thinks he’s blowing it up.

President Trump appears prepared to unravel 70 years of pain­staking effort that the United States has led to build an inter­national system of trade based on mutually accepted rules and principles. Ever since an agreement… Read More

Trump imposes steel and aluminum tariffs on the E.U., Canada and Mexico

President Trump on Thursday imposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico, triggering immediate retaliation from U.S. allies and protests from American businesses and farmers. The tariffs — 25… Read More

Paul Krugman perfectly explains why Trump’s ‘stupid trade war’ will be a disaster for American workers

As the United States gears up for a full-on trade war with key allies, economist Paul Krugman has a stark warning for President Donald Trump: It’s not going to go well. In a column posted… Read More