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Trump says he 'wouldn't mind' scrapping NAFTA

Trump says he 'wouldn't mind' scrapping NAFTA

US allies sharply criticized the country's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, promising to retaliate against a slew of USA products.

After months of speculation about whether or not the Trump administration would take a hard line approach on trade with the United States' closest allies, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross told reporters Friday that Trump decided not to extend exemptions for Canada, the European Union and Mexico.

Prime Minister Trudeau has reportedly spoken with steel and aluminum manufacturers about the news tariffs, something he calls "a ridiculous situation".

Group of Seven nations moved closer to a trade war with the United States on Saturday, as six members of the exclusive club singled out their American partner over tariffs they warn have undermined open trade and shaken confidence in the global economy. "This is not about the American people". We have to believe that at some point their common sense will prevail.

Morneau, speaking at the end of the Group of Seven ministerial meeting, said that the finance ministers and central bank governors were unanimously opposed at the harsh United States steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.

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Elsewhere in the city, police said there were reports of stone throwing. The mob tried to take the officer and his escort out of the vehicle.

On Friday, Trump appeared to double down, saying Canada had treated US farmers "very poorly for a very long period of time".

US President Donald Trump's decision to press ahead with a multi-front trade assault this week has overshadowed the agenda for this week's G7 ministerial, normally a scene of compromise and trade promotion.

All three have said they will strike back with tariffs on United States exports and suggested they may coordinate their actions in a bid to bring the U.S. administration back to negotiations.

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan condemned the move saying it " targets America's allies when we should be working with them to address the unfair trading practices of countries like China".

Friction in Whistler could telegraph an even tenser meeting next week in Quebec, when the leaders of the G-7 meet, including President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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The Mexican government plans to retaliate with comparable penalties on USA products, including lamps, pork, fruit, cheese and flat steel.

The tariffs could also complicate ongoing NAFTA negotiations between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

"It is entirely inappropriate to view any trade with Canada as a national security threat to the United States". However, on Tuesday, Vice President Mike Pence called Canada and informed them of a sunset clause.

The summary statement of the ministerial meeting said that "collaborative partnerships to promote free, fair, predictable and mutually beneficial trade" should be restored.

The new protectionist import tariffs announced Thursday by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on imported steel and aluminum go into effect at midnight.

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