The Heat: US trade tariffs and NAFTA talks


President Trump came into office determined to change what he called unfair trade deals.

After first threatening to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement, he agreed to talks aimed at making changes to the pact. Then late Monday, the administration announced tariffs on specific goods from China and Republic of Korea.

For more, CGTN’s Nathan King reports from the White House.

What will be the outlook of global and free trade? For a more in-depth discussion on the stuation:

  • Richard Wolff,  professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and a visiting professor at New School University
  • Manuel Suarez-Mier, former minister of Economic Affairs at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C.
  • Kristelle Audet, associate director of the Conference Board at Canada’s Global Commerce Centre
  • Saruhan Hatipoglu, CGTN’s global economics analyst

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