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Trump hints at bilateral deals with Canada, Mexico

05 June 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron has called Mr Trump to tell him the tariffs were "illegal", while Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said the United States move is "totally unacceptable".

"The worldwide community is faced with significant economic and security issues, which are best addressed through a united front from G7 countries", said the summary, which was agreed to by the attending ministers.

Prime minister Justin Trudeau told a news conference the United States tariffs were "totally unacceptable".

The combined response by G7 partners - including the European Union - of imposing counter-tariffs could take away any argument that Canada is too small to intimidate the USA on its own, said one senior Canadian government official.

Morneau has called the steel and aluminum tariffs "absurd" because Canada is by no means a security risk to the U.S. He warned the measures will destroy jobs on both sides of the border. The country has, however, given foreign producers a slice of its market in past trade talks; doing so again in North American Free Trade Agreement talks would follow the trend but be politically controversial because it would once again shrink domestic producers' cut of the pie. But a Business Insider analysis found that the Canadian tariffs could apply to $15 billion or more in USA goods. "We continue to work closely with our European Union partners and will consider carefully the EU's proposals in response".

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For 150 years, Canada has been America's most steadfast ally. "At the same time, the Trump Administration's actions underscore its commitment to good-faith negotiations with our allies to enhance our national security while supporting American workers. You sell more things to us every year than to UK, Japan, and China combined".

Homstead said the tariffs on Canadian products coming to the United States will also hit his bottom line, even if he chooses to buy from an American company.

"I have said from the very beginning it is one of the strengths of Canada that on an issue as important as dealing with the Canada-U.S. relationship, Canadians have been broadly united on that and I know that has made a difference in our ability to engage firmly and strongly with the United States", he said in question period.

The bloc and the United States' northern neighbor are the largest sources of USA steel and aluminum imports.

Trump, meanwhile, broadened his trade tirades on Twitter into agriculture, writing: "Canada has all sorts of trade barriers on our Agricultural products".

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Trudeau has repeatedly said Canada will defend this country's steel and aluminum workers in light of Washington's decision.

Behind closed doors, Mnuchin listened but spoke little, saying instead the discussion could continue at next week's G7 summit in Quebec, Canada at which Trump is expected to participate, according to several sources briefed on the talks.

The U.S. trade deficit in 2017 was closer to $566 billion.

Washington's willingness to engage in a trade war with its allies was underscored by a President Donald Trump's Tweet on Saturday.

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Trump hints at bilateral deals with Canada, Mexico