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Nafta Talks Pick Up as Decision Time Nears for U.S., Canada

  • Freeland says she’s making some decisions with Lighthizer
  • U.S. says Trump wants to notify Congress of a deal by Friday
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Bruce Heyman, former U.S. ambassador to Canada, discusses the future of Nafta with Shery Ahn and David Westin.“Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
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The U.S. and Canada are getting ready to decide on key issues as they work to strike a deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, Canada’s foreign minister said.

“Our officials did some work. They prepared some issues for me and Ambassador Lighthizer to take some decisions,” Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters Thursday afternoon in Washington, as she headed to her latest meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.