Canada is 'blameless' for trade surplus, Trump trade official says, contradicting Trump - Toronto Star

Trump has repeatedly attacked Canada over trade. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross disagreed on Wednesday, saying that the U.S. trade deficit with Canada is a “blameless deficit.” U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made the remarks at a ...

Commerce's Ross Says Best Chance for Nafta Revamp Is by January - Bloomberg

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the strongest chance for completing an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement is through early next year before Mexican presidential elections. “My guess is that we probably have the best window ...

US Commerce chief says hopes to finish NAFTA talks by early January - Reuters

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross sits for an interview in his office in Washington, U.S. May 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. By David Lawder | WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the best window to complete ...

Trump team: NAFTA talks can start August 16 - Gant Daily

Start the countdown: President Trump's team can officially start trade talks with Canada and Mexico on August 16 to renegotiate NAFTA. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made that point Wednesday. “That's when the formal negotiations can get going,” ...

Wilbur Ross Just Breathed Life into the Free Trade Deal with Europe - Foreign Policy (blog)

Soon after President Donald Trump took office, his top trade advisor, Peter Navarro, pledged to kill the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a potential free trade deal between the United States and Europe. Now, five months into his ...

Watch Wilbur Ross talk about NAFTA and Trump's trade policy - CNBC

[The stream is slated to start at 3:30 p.m., ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is set to talk about President Donald Trump's trade policy on Wednesday afternoon. Ross is expected ...

TTIP: US 'open' to restart talks - Khmer Times

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States is “open” to resuming talks with the European Union on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a senior US official said Tuesday. “It makes sense to continue TTIP negotiations and to work towards a ...

Wilbur Ross and the sugar barons: How a Mexican trade deal got sticky - Financial Times

The description reads like a Caribbean jet-set fantasy. By night there was dancing with actor George Hamilton and alfresco dinners at the local outpost of Le Cirque. By day there were boat trips to deserted beaches with Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia ...

Lawmakers worry demands on Mexico will increase sugar prices - Agri-Pulse

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2017 - There's a growing concern among some U.S. lawmakers and food manufacturers that they'll see the price of sugar – and the food it's made with – go up if the sugar refining industry gets what it is demanding from Mexico.

Wilbur Ross 'Open to Resuming' Talks on Big Trade Deal With Europe - Newsline

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross reportedly is open to continuing talks on a proposed trade pact with the European Union. “It's no mistake that, while we withdrew from TPP” — the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact with Pacific Rim nations — “we did ...

Bipartisan Senate letter urges caution on sugar - World Trade Online (subscription)

Ten senators have written to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross imploring him to ensure the U.S. and Mexico do not impose any “trade restrictions or price controls on sugar.” The U.S. and Mexico are approaching a June 5 deadline, set by Commerce, to strike ...

US trade chief 'open' to resurrecting TTIP - EURACTIV

TTIP has been a hugely controversial issue, on both sides of the Atlantic, and activists will hope talk of it being back from the grave are premature. [Shutterstock]. Comments PrintFacebook LinkedIn Google + Twitter WhatsApp Email. The United States is ...

Commerce Secretary Ross 'Open to Resuming' Talks on Trade Deal With Europe - NBC 6 South Florida

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US 'open' to new talks on free trade pact - EUobserver

The US is open to resuming talks on the stalled free trade deal with the European Union, commerce secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday (31 May). "It's no mistake that, while we withdrew from TPP [Trans-Pacific Partnership], we did not withdraw from ...

Ross open to reviving US, EU trade deal - The Hill

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday he is open to reviving a trade agreement with the European Union. Ross said the United States is examining whether to restart the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks, which stalled out ...

Wilbur Ross says he's 'open to resuming' talks on mega-trade deal with Europe - CNBC

According to the Census Bureau, the U.S. trade deficit with the EU stood at $146.3 billion last year. Lori Ann LaRocco | @loriannlarocco. 13 Hours Ago CNBC.com. SHARES. Wilbur Ross, U.S. commerce secretary, speaks during the 47th annual Washington ...

Ross says it makes sense to resume TTIP, notes US hasn't withdrawn from deal - World Trade Online (subscription)

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on May 30 said it would make sense for the U.S. to recommence the stalled Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations with the European Union in hopes of finding a way to increase trade while reducing the ...

US-Europe trade deal still possible, Commerce's Ross says - Washington Examiner

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday that the U.S. is still pursuing a trade deal with the European Union. The comment about the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership followed a series of angry tweets by President Trump the same day ...

Commerce Secretary Ross: U.S. Open to Resuming Trade Deal Talks with EU - TheStreet.com

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC today that he is open to resuming discussions on a proposed trade deal with the European Union. "It's no mistake that, while we withdrew from TPP [Trans-Pacific Partnership], we did not withdraw from TTIP ...