Trump revealed in off-the-record comments to Bloomberg, reported by the Toronto Star, his ‘winner takes all’ approach to negotiations. He said of the NAFTA trade talks, “that any trade deal with Canada would be “totally on our terms.”” – Win-win is clearly not a concept Trump recognises.
“If it really does get to be a big war, we have many more bullets than any of these other countries…”
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Updates by Gary Hollands.Read more
The memorandum allows a 30-day consultation period giving it room as an opening gambit to wring concessions from China.
China is seeking to manage and contain a trade war but may look for an advantage to promote domestic sectors.Read more