The new trade deal by US President Donald Trump (pictured on Monday) allows the US to veto trade deals made by Canada and Mexico – and could be used to isolate China economically. Photo: Reuters

China ‘threatened with isolation’ by veto written into US-Mexico-Canada trade deal

A clause allowing any member of the North American trio to effectively block each-other’s free-trade deals seems aimed at China and is expected to feature in future US trade agreements

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The new trade deal by US President Donald Trump (pictured on Monday) allows the US to veto trade deals made by Canada and Mexico – and could be used to isolate China economically. Photo: Reuters
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