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Japanese, Canadian trade officials breathe sigh of relief over U.S.-Mexico deal

June 09, 2019 at 7:44 AM
TSUKUBA, JAPAN – President Trump’s decision to indefinitely suspend plans to hit all Mexican goods with tariffs was welcomed here at this weekend’s G20 trade ministerial, where Japanese and Canadian officials were closely monitoring the discussions between U.S. and Mexican negotiators. The U.S. and Mexico on Friday issued a joint declaration outlining the terms of an agreement aimed at reducing immigration across the southern U.S. border. Trump on Saturday tweeted that Mexico also agreed to “immediately begin” purchasing “large quantities”...

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