Canada's retaliatory tariffs do not go into effect until July, which in theory leaves plenty of time for USA president Donald Trump to reconsider his position. The amateur pugilist traded in his "sunny ways" for fighting words.
Joseph Francois and Laura M. Baughman, economists at consulting group The Trade Partnership, found in a recent study that the number of jobs lost in industries that rely on steel and aluminum to produce goods would far outweigh the jobs protected in the metals industry.
Trudeau also said that despite Trump's claims, this was not a matter of unfair trade. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland spoke with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.
"The next week will depend on the decision the administration is ready to take in the next few days and in the next few hours - I'm not talking about weeks ahead", he said.
"I think the Canadian government did as much as they could to avert this outcome, they've tried engagement and continue to do so".
"As someone who's stood shoulder to shoulder, literally, in Afghanistan with troops from Canada - many of which are wonderful - this type of back and forth on trade has nothing to do with an alliance that's been around for a long time", Hegseth said.
If the Canadian economy tanks as a result of a trade row, however, that may change. He said: "We will still be making that case throughout this week".
"So it's not like the trade is imbalanced against the U.S.' favor on this one", Trudeau told Todd.
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EU?foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc would trigger a dispute settlement case at the WTO and also apply retaliatory tariffs. But those talks are now bogged down.
For those unversed, on June 1, Trump announced that he will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canada, Mexico and the EU.
"I think he's overreacting", White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said of Trudeau on Fox News Sunday. We have to believe that at some point their common sense will prevail.
Speaking to BBC Radio 4's Today programme, Mr Fox said the United Kingdom was still seeking tariff exemptions based both on specific products and also geographic location.
Trump tweeted that Canada had treated USA farmers "very poorly for a very long period of time".
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