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The proposed border-adjustment tax, which would stick a levy to many goods imported into the United States from Canada at crossings such as the Ambassador Bridge into Detroit, would make Canadian products less appealing to the world’s largest market. (Mark Spowart/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The proposed border-adjustment tax, which would stick a levy to many goods imported into the United States from Canada at crossings such as the Ambassador Bridge into Detroit, would make Canadian products less appealing to the world’s largest market. (Mark Spowart/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

NAFTA at stake amid backroom battles in the White House Add to ...

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President Donald Trump’s administration is sharply divided over what demands to make in the upcoming renegotiation of the North American free-trade agreement, with some top officials favouring limited tweaks that would open markets further while others want a significant overhaul to usher in a new era of “America First” economic nationalism, sources who have taken part in high-level trade discussions with the administration say.

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