Archive for the ‘NAFTA’ Category

Why are Canada’s drug prices so much lower? Blame NAFTA?

September 6, 2018

Short answer: No … it’s a self-inflicted wound.
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Last week,  trade negotiators failed to close a deal with Canada.

During the Canadian press conference, a reporter asked a question about prescription drug prices.

Answering the question with a question: What has that got to do with NAFTA?

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Let’s drill down?

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Does a 200% tariff sound fair to you?

September 5, 2018

Some Canadian diary tariffs are even higher!
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The U.S.-Canadian tariff riff appears to center on 2 sectors: “cultural” and dairy products.

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We dealt with the cultural products yesterday

Today let’s deal with diary tariffs …

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Should Canadians have to listen to Justin Bieber?

September 4, 2018

Apparently so: It’s a sticking point in the trade negotiations
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The U.S.-Canadian tariff riff appears to center on 2 sectors: “cultural” and dairy products.

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Today let’s deal with so-called “cultural products” …

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