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CUSMA pact takes effect under cloud of disputes, COVID-19

Washington/Mexico City/Ottawa | Reuters -- A modernized U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact took effect on Wednesday, ensuring continuity for manufacturers and agriculture, but the threat of disputes is exposing cracks in what was meant to be a stronger North American fortress of competitiveness. As the deal kicks in, the Trump administration is threatening Canada with new aluminum[...]

New declaration requirements coming up for grain deliveries

Changes are afoot as early as next week for growers from all across Canada -- and from the United States -- who deliver grain to licensed Canadian buyers, as revised trade rules take effect between the two countries. With the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), the successor trade deal to NAFTA, taking effect, new regulations addressing[...]