The Latest: Canada, US officially cite trade agreement
TORONTO (AP) – The Latest on trade talks between U.S. and Canada (all times local):
Canada and the U.S. have officially announced they have reached a deal for Canada to stay in North American trade pact with the United States and Mexico.
United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the deal in a joint statement late Sunday. It says the newly named USMCA will result in freer markets and fairer trade.
They said: “It will strengthen the middle class, and create good, well-paying jobs and new opportunities for the nearly half billion people who call North America home.”