US President Donald Trump delivers remarks on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement as US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer listens during a news conference at the White House in Washington on October 1. Photo: Reuters
Dan Steinbock
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Dan Steinbock

Will Trump push for an ‘America first’ trade agreement in Asia modelled on his new Nafta deal?

  • Dan Steinbock says the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement could become a template for trade deals Trump wants to execute around the world, but it won’t be an easy sell
  • In Asia, a deal along the lines of the USMCA could split the region and undermine China’s rise

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US President Donald Trump delivers remarks on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement as US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer listens during a news conference at the White House in Washington on October 1. Photo: Reuters
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