U.S. demands more power over auto quotas ahead of USMCA signing

ADRIAN MORROW, U.S. CORRESPONDENT WASHINGTON NOVEMBER 29, 2018 – Globe and Mail The Trump administration is pressing Mexican officials to give the United States the power to selectively punish automakers with plants in Mexico by making some companies subject to tariffs while exempting others, The Globe and Mail has learned. Industry sources in both countries […]

Martinrea to close parts plant that supplies GM’s ill-fated Oshawa operation

ERIC ATKINS, TRANSPORTATION REPORTER TIM SHUFELT, INVESTMENT REPORTER NOVEMBER 27, 2018 – Globe and Mail Automotive company Martinrea International Inc. says it plans to close a factory that makes parts for the cars that roll off the General Motors Co. assembly line in Oshawa, Ont., a ripple effect from GM’s announcement that it will shut […]

New Mexican trade secretary fears USMCA could face opposition in next U.S. Congress

STEPHANIE NOLEN, LATIN AMERICA CORRESPONDENT ERIC ATKINS ADRIAN MORROW, U.S. CORRESPONDENT MEXICO CITY, TORONTO, WASHINGTON Globe and Mail, OCTOBER 29, 2018 Mexico’s incoming trade chief says the new trilateral trade pact with the United States and Canada is far from a done deal, and that she is concerned it will not be passed in the […]

From NAFTA to USMCA: Inside the tense negotiations that saved North American trade

ADRIAN MORROW, U.S. CORRESPONDENT BARRIE MCKENNA STEPHANIE NOLEN, LATIN AMERICA CORRESPONDENT WASHINGTON, OTTAWA AND MEXICO CITY October 5, 2018 – Globe and Mail On the morning of Sunday, Sept. 30, the e-mail came from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer with his latest position on NAFTA. Gathered in the office of Katie Telford, Prime Minister Justin […]