Trump Has Canada Over The NAFTA Barrel, Maybe

JWN Energy Group’s Daily Oil Bulletin

The 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) sits on a razor’s edge — at least as we’ve known it as a trilateral trade agreement. I’d say the Trump administration pulled a fast one by negotiating a side deal with Mexico and putting Canadian negotiators between a rock and hard place. That is if President Donald Trump hadn’t telegraphed he preferred bilateral to multilateral negotiations and as much as threw Mexico under the bus himself before Mexican negotiators wised up and threw Canada under the bus instead.

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