Mexico is close to resolving its dispute with the United States over steel and aluminum tariffs without quotas but hopes Canada can reach a similar agreement before completing it, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday.
U.S. President Donald Trump has denied that trade talks with China had broken down even as he imposed more tariffs on Chinese imports and both sides prepared for another round of further tariffs, roiling global markets in recent days. None of the three countries have ratified the new U.S. -Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Mnuchin was testifying at the U.S. Senate appropriations subcommittee as Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland heads to Washington to meet Trump trade czar Robert Lighthizer in a renewed push to get the punitive tariffs lifted.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is in "active discussions" over the issue, he said.
The US, Canada and Mexico signed a revamped North American free trade pact last October, but ratification has been delayed over the tariffs row.
The Trump administration is nearing a deal with Canada and Mexico to remove USA steel and aluminum tariffs as part of discussions about a new trade agreement among the three countries, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday.
Mr Mnuchin said Wednesday this was likely to be worked out soon. However, he did not provide any details.
Brooks Koepka continues dominance in golf's majors
The nearest competitor after Lee is Tommy Fleetwood of England, who is four strokes back of Koepka at three under par. Open champion, could also become the reigning two-time PGA Championship victor with a victory at Bethpage.
Nick Kyrgios melts down at Italian Open, throws chair
The Swiss was more aggressive and he efficiently defended the second serve before seizing the only chance on the return he got. He's a champion of the sport, one of the greatest we'll ever see, I think he will pass Federer [in terms of grand slam wins].
Lighthizer met later with Democratic U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to discuss the path forward on a potential USMCA vote. "Ambassador Lighthizer is leading the effort on this, but I can assure you it is a priority of ours".
"I'm regularly putting forward the point of view that these tariffs are not only not helpful to the Canadian economy - to either the producers or buyers of steel - but they're also damaging to the US economy", said Morneau.
With Mr Lighthizer, Mr Mnuchin has led the U.S. delegation in 11 rounds of shuttle diplomacy aimed at resolving the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.
China responded in kind on Monday, raising duty rates on $60 billion in United States exports.
"I think we had a constructive meeting with the vice premier", Mr Mnuchin told lawmakers Wednesday, referring to last week's brief meetings with Chinese trade envoy Liu He.
Bale's future under Zinedine Zidane has been under constant speculation since the French manager took over the side. Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid have concluded plans to sell Gareth Bale in this summer's transfer window.
La montée des marches du Festival de Cannes 2019 se déroulait à merveille ce soir pour le casting du film " Les Misérables ". Ou encore Abdellatif Kechiche, palmé en 2013 avec "La Vie d'Adèle", qui défendra "Mektoub my love: Intermezzo".
BTS performed their latest hit " Boy With Luv " against a backdrop reminiscent of The Beatles' U.S. debut stage. The famed popular band, BTS made their debut on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night.
Edouard Philippe n'y fait plus référence préférant "l'objectif de plein-emploi" évoqué récemment par Emmanuel Macron pour 2025. D'autres signaux, tout en étant positifs, restent timides: la diminution du chômage de longue durée est faible (- 0,1 point).
And it is reported the Sussexes' new household at Buckingham Palace is actually about having tighter control over the couple. Markle's mother, Doria has reportedly been helping the new mother with baby Archie instead.
Argentine's Paulo Dybala could part ways with Italian League giants Juventus this summer according to his agent. Real Madrid are also doing pathetically to say the least and are enduring their worst season of this century.
Alonso, qui a détruit partiellement sa monoplace la veille, n'a pas pu prendre la piste en raison d'un problème de moteur. C'est pour cela que nous avons préféré rester prudents, dans le but de mettre en piste la meilleure voiture possible.
Her popularity was sealed by her participation at the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) festival in Austin , Texas. Importantly, the cat wasn't actually that angry; her scowl was the unique result of feline dwarfism and an underbite.
He reportedly is frustrated at suggestions that advisers, led by national security adviser John Bolton are pushing him to war. This was President Obama's signature diplomatic achievement and took cooperation with the UN Security Council to pull it off.
La grande décision de Jean Dujardin
Ce 15 mai, Jean Dujardin fait son grand retour au Festival de Cannes, huit ans après le triomphe de The Artist . Celui qui est aussi papa de Simon (19 ans) et Jules ( 18 ans ), raconte qu'il a arrêté de fumer .
Architect IM Pei Dies at Age 102
Upon starting his own firm, Pei designed numerous structures in NY including the National Airlines terminal at John F. The stunning concrete and glass structure features huge mirrored pyramids and a 50-foot (15-meter) waterfall.