Kudlow: Trump Is 'Seriously Contemplating' Separate Trade Deals with Mexico and Canada

Trump prefers separate NAFTA negotiations with Canada and Mexico: Kudlow

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Mexico is fighting back against President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum. That led to threats of retaliation. Canada, Mexico and European countries were temporarily relieved of the measure, but when the deadline arrived, Trump decided not to prolong the relief. As of May 31, they've all expired, and the USA government decided not to renew them.

"I think the important thought here is he may be moving quickly towards these bilateral discussions instead of as a whole", Kudlow said.

Trudeau has publicly denounced the "national security" justification for the new tariffs.

What administration officials have insisted is only a "trade dispute" appears closer to becoming a trade war.

The tariffs, meanwhile, have further complicated the U.S.

A tariff is basically a tax on imports that raises the price of foreign company's products for American consumers, putting imports at a disadvantage to domestic producers.

"Let us modernise what needs to be modernised", he added in reference to the WTO.

That put it behind only Canada in terms of the value of USA exports.

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In addition to the agricultural products and bourbon, Mexico imposed tariffs on a variety of U.S. steel products exports.

Mexico has imposed new import tariffs on US goods, including pork products.

The Mexican peso dropped to its weakest level since February 2017 following the government's announcement, to trade at more than 20 to the United States dollar.

While other World Trade Organisation members are also considering retaliating by targeting iconic American products - such as bourbon whiskey and Harley-Davidson motorcycles - the escalating tensions between Mexico and the U.S. may further complicate the renegotiation of the NAFTA. By comparison, China buys just $116 billion.

"Canada is a different country than Mexico, they have different problems and you know, he's believed that bilateral has always been better", Kudlow said of the president. The U.S. imports $417 billion in goods from the European Union, $294 billion from Mexico and $278 billion from Canada.

The Mexican tariffs target US pork, produce, bourbon, and steel - products chosen with a political objective in mind. In 2017, it was the second-largest importer of USA steel and steel products, which will now face an additional 25 percent tariff, in line with what the US has imposed. In 2017, Mexico imported a total of the $10.5 billion worth of steel products, of which the US accounted for 36 percent, or nearly $3.8 billion, according to USA government data.

Angela Hofmann, deputy director of Farmers for Free Trade, said the tariffs will exact immediate and painful consequences on USA farmers and the domestic economy.

The Mexican tariffs, announced last week, officially took effect Tuesday.

Countries that import USA pig meat.

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