Trade policy

Canada’s Prime Minister in DC to discuss USMCA… or is it CUSMA?

Kimberly Adams Jun 20, 2019
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on a visit to China last year. Next week, Trudeau is meeting with President Donald Trump. Etienne Oliveau/Getty Images
Trade policy

Canada’s Prime Minister in DC to discuss USMCA… or is it CUSMA?

Kimberly Adams Jun 20, 2019
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on a visit to China last year. Next week, Trudeau is meeting with President Donald Trump. Etienne Oliveau/Getty Images
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is meeting with President Trump and congressional leaders Thursday in Washington. Despite an often strained relationship, both are pushing for Congress to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), also known as the “New NAFTA”, or CUSMA, if you’re speaking for Canada. Mexico also has a way of putting itself first. Whatever it’s called, the broad-reaching trade agreement would have significant effects on trade policy for all involved.

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