Lunes, 24 Julio, 2017

In his own words: Text of Trump's latest complaints about Canadian trade

Malita Javier | 21 Abril, 2017, 01:46

Canada recently changed its policy on pricing domestic milk to cover more dairy ingredients, leading to lower prices for Canadian products including ultra-filtered milk that compete with the USA product.

Trump denounced the North American Free Trade Agreement as a "disaster" and said he wants Canada to move on three particular industries - dairy farming, lumber and energy.

"Canada, what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace, it's a disgrace".

Supply management does have critics within Canada who believe it's not only a problem in global trade negotiations but also results in higher costs for consumers and the food industry in general. Canada's policy change to manipulate internal prices to export more dairy ingredients globally is of great concern to other nations beyond just the United States. Canada created a new class of milk - Class 7 - to cover it. "Canada buys more from the US than any other country - including the EU, Mexico, China and Japan", wrote Alex Lawrence in an emailed statement.

This one earns a rating of "a lot of baloney". About 70 dairy producers of the ultra-filtered milk, which is used to make cheese, in both US states are affected.

Ambassador David MacNaughton said in a letter to the governors of Wisconsin and NY that Canada is aware of their letter to Trump asking him to address Canadian dairy practices.

Bekele in a hurry for London marathon glory
Dale Lyons is one of just 11 surviving athletes to have run the London Marathon each year since it began in 1981. Heads Together is the the London Marathon's 'Charity of the Year'.

USA policy-makers have decisions to make that will affect the northern neighbour on multiple fronts including: NAFTA, softwood lumber, the possibility of a US import tax, and Buy American rules. Despite the strong words, MacNaughton is downplaying any talk of growing trade irritants with the United States. Between 1971 and 2012, the number of dairy farms in Canada declined by 91 per cent, according to a report written by former Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay for the University of Calgary's school of public policy. But that leaves farmers with excess protein, which is where ultra-filtered milk comes in.

Malcolm Bailey, chairman of the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand, said his organization was working with his foreign ministry to gather information for a possible WTO complaint. Russian Federation is buying less milk from the Europe because of sanctions, and China is buying less milk, which affects everybody.

A growing trade war between the two countries has been brewing in recent months over one particular product -ultra filtered milk, which is used in the production of cheese.

It was unclear exactly what Trump was referring to with that comment - whether it was Canada's supply management system, its decision to impose import taxes on ultra-filtered milk, or something else entirely. Canadian processors and producers are adjusting the relative price of ingredients to maintain a domestic market for those ingredients.

Other processors have told the Roskopfs that they are at capacity and can not add farms, Monica Roskopf said. "Supply management allows that".

Canada's ambassador to the United States, David MacNaughton, said Wednesday that he expected "constructive discussions" around dairy and other issues if NAFTA is renegotiated.

Keira Knightley vuelve a surcar los mares en 'Piratas del Caribe 5'
Ante nosotros otro trailer de Piratas del caribe: la Venganza de Салазара - hasta lo que se publica únicamente en el mercado japonés.

That prompted Canadian farmers from a variety of provinces to lobby for the creation of a new classification of milk product that could be priced competitively with American imports.

Trump says he'll have more to say about upcoming NAFTA negotiations within a couple of weeks. New Brunswick, Quebec, British Columbia and Ontario producers were all represented.

"In this particular case, it's not contrary to the trade agreements". "It works really well, it provides a stable supply of milk, it supplies us with a stable income".

"There are a lot of milk producers in the USA that are complaining about it".

"I don't think farmers have anything to worry about", he says.

He says the dairy industry in Canada is doing well.

New York City firefighter falls several stories, dies
A firefighter fell five stories off a roof to his death while battling a fire in Queens Thursday, officials said . Firefighter Tolley fell five stories from the roof and he perished about 20 minutes into fighting that fire.

He finds it hard to believe drastic changes would come about, adding he's confident the federal government will continue to defend the interests of Canadian dairy farmers.

Recommended

  • US FCC approves easing business data service regulations

    US FCC approves easing business data service regulations

    Of the calls for delaying the vote, FCC chair Pai said 12 years of delay was enough and it was time to act. In August, the FCC, under former Chairman Tom Wheeler, voted to end the UHF discount.

    Pence le promete seguridad a Japón

    Desde Corea del Sur , donde se encuentra de visita oficial, Pence afirmó que concluyó la "era de la paciencia estratégica " con Corea del Norte .
    Marc Bartra tranquiliza a afición tras ser operado

    Marc Bartra tranquiliza a afición tras ser operado

    Según Watzke, quien tras el ataque habló telefónicamente con la canciller Angela Merkel , ningún futbolista se vio forzado a jugar.
  • Pot Celebrations Marked by Arrests at U.S. Capitol

    Pot Celebrations Marked by Arrests at U.S. Capitol

    He and others planned to protest for marijuana reforms on Monday by lighting up on the Capitol grounds. However, the current Trump administration has hinted it will crack down on recreational use.

    Nuevo logro de Cristiano, 100 goles en torneos europeos

    Ha llegado a 10 goles en competiciones europeas. ¿Entiende las dudas sobre usted?: "No sé quién duda de mí. Fue así que a los 77 minutos, un pase de Marco Asensio le permitió a Ronaldo marcar otra vez.

    Maduro justificó la crisis en Venezuela y solicita realizar una nueva elección

    Las elecciones de gobernadores debieron realizarse en diciembre de 2016, pero el poder electoral las suspendió y aún no tienen fecha.
  • Entregan Murat y Robles viviendas en la sierra mazateca

    Entregan Murat y Robles viviendas en la sierra mazateca

    En su visita, la funcionaria también entregó escrituras y títulos de propiedad a familias de San Miguel Huautepec. La comunidad forma parte del proceso de escrituración para quienes menos tienen.

    Trump Hails Xi Push on North Korea, Backs Off on Currency Gripe

    He said the USA and its allies would deal with the situation "through peaceable means or ultimately by whatever means are necessary".

    Arroyo opposes joint exploration in West PH Sea

    Other claimants to the Spratlys aside from China and the Philippines are Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan and Vietnam. Estelito Mendoza's primer on the West Philippine Sea.
  • Pro-Life Group Endorses Karen Handel in Georgia Congressional Runoff

    Special elections will hold particular importance for Democrats this year, as Republicans now control both the House and Senate. The runoff victor will succeed Republican Tom Price , who resigned to join Trump's administration as health secretary.
    Accident on I-29 kills West Platte coach

    Accident on I-29 kills West Platte coach

    Three others, including a 3-year-old girl in Danneman's vehicle , suffered minor injuries. The 37-year-old coach from Camden Point, Mo., was killed in the 6:45 p.m. crash.

    'La amenaza más grave es Norcorea'

    El el viceministro de Exteriores norcoreano, Han Song-ryol, retomó la retórica en una entrevista con la BBC. Regla: Los comentarios son auto regulados.

Turkey demands end of European Union interference in referendum outcome The U.S. response has been different, with President Donald Trump calling Erdogan shortly after the referendum to congratulate him on his win.

La paciencia de Washington hacia Corea del Norte ha terminado — Pence La fallida prueba de la víspera se dio al día siguiente del desfile en que el régimen norcoreano exhibió su arsenal de misiles. "Queremos lograr (una solución a la actual crisis) por medios pacíficos".

21st Century stock rises after O'Reilly firing 21st Century stock rises after O'Reilly firing The real Colbert, who has hosted The Late Show since September 2015, was a little harder on O'Reilly and his hard-lined views. Now, the top ratings for O'Reilly's time slot - and Fox's other prime-time shows - could be at risk.

FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids Tramadol is not approved for any uses in children, but it is commonly prescribed off-label to children anyway. The FDA also said breastfeeding women shouldn't take them because of possible harm to the baby.

Stephen Colbert and 'Stephen Colbert' bid farewell to Bill O'Reilly Stephen Colbert and 'Stephen Colbert' bid farewell to Bill O'Reilly Tucker Carlson announced he's moving into O'Reilly's 8 p.m. slot next week without tugging his forelock in thanks to Bill. It's a measure of how competitive MSNBC has become in prime time that Guilfoyle used Maddow's name on Fox News's air.

Rusia traslada sus tropas a la frontera con Corea del Norte Desde 2006 Corea del Norte realizó cinco ensayos nucleares y múltiples lanzamientos de misiles balísticos desoyendo la prohibición de la ONU.

'John 3:16' written in blood on Aaron Hernandez's forehead, source says The center studies a progressive degenerative brain disease found in some athletes who have experienced repetitive brain trauma. Hernandez had just signed the $40 million contract with the Patriots in August 2012 after a strong performance that season.

Captura de ex gobernadores, mensaje contra impunidad: EPN Captura de ex gobernadores, mensaje contra impunidad: EPN Si de algo estoy cierto es que, con independencia de las circunstancia, quienes quebrantan la ley deberán responder por sus actos. El primero de ellos detenido en Guatemala y el segundo en Italia.

Colegio de Periodistas de Chile expresa solidaridad Colegio de Periodistas de Chile expresa solidaridad El 28 de marzo un grupo de periodistas de Santa Cruz de la Sierra (este) que participaban del vuelo inaugural de la aerolínea chileno-brasileña LaTAM, denunció maltrato y abusos por parte de autoridades de migración en el aeropuerto de Santiago.

Chevrolet FNR-X concept unveiled at Shanghai show Chevrolet FNR-X concept unveiled at Shanghai show The FNR-X can modify its suspension and handling profile thanks to an adaptive suspension that adjusts ground clearance on demand. Inside, the FNR-X gets high-tech fabrics, a sport steering wheel, and split-folding second-row seats for plenty of cargo space.

Tillerson: Iran nuclear agreement fails to achieve objectives But this week, Tillerson argued in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that Iran is still "a leading state sponsor of terror". Qassem Soleimani, for human rights abuses he committed as head of Iran's notorious Evin prison.

North Korean leader's desire for peace a deciding factor, says Donald Trump The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly on the results of the policy review and requested anonymity. Trump wrote Sunday on Twitter that China was working with the United States on "the North Korea problem".

United in grief, Facebook killer's ex-girlfriend meets victim's family United in grief, Facebook killer's ex-girlfriend meets victim's family While the auto was spinning out of control Stephens pulled a pistol and shot himself in the head, Pennsylvania State Police said. She said that it was her slain father who taught her, through the example of his life, how to forgive.

Kim's desire for peace deciding factor in US-North Korea relations Kim's desire for peace deciding factor in US-North Korea relations After a failed missile launch last week, North Korea plans to move forward with more tests, despite growing hostility between Pyongyang and the new Trump administration.

Day after ex-NFL star Hernandez's death, fight over his brain The state medical examiner's office also declined to comment on the status of its autopsy or the release of Hernandez's body. Hernandez's brain will be donated to Boston University's CTE Center, Jose Baez said, when the medical examiner releases it.