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Trade tensions produce heightened levels of verbal sparring

February 06, 2018
Rhetorically speaking, it's volatile time for trade relations. In little more than a week, old friends didn’t sound all that friendly, as Canada and the U.S. exchanged barbs over the state of play in NAFTA talks and the European Union and the U.S. lobbed verbal shots over issues in their trade relationship even as there was talk about somehow reviving Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership discussions. The sixth NAFTA negotiating round ended early last week, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert...


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