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U.S.: Trump Announces a Trade Deal, but With Whom?

Aug 31, 2018 | 22:01 GMT

After three days of marathon meetings, the United States and Canada failed to reach a preliminary agreement on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The talks concluded Aug. 31, a soft deadline imposed by the United States, which wanted to wrap up NAFTA talks this week after a deal was made with Mexico on Monday. Washington wants to sign a trade deal before Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador takes office on Dec. 1. However, after Canada was not involved in NAFTA talks for over a month, three days was not enough time for Ottawa and Washington to resolve their differences....

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