Biden’s made-in-America push raises trade tensions at meeting with Canada, Mexico

Politico (USA) | Nov 18, 2021 at 6:01 AM
  • President Joe Biden hopes to rebuild strained ties as he gathers with the leaders of Canada and Mexico at a White House on Thursday, but his biggest obstacle may be his own domestic economic and political agenda.
  • The domestic manufacturing push continues in Congress, where Biden’s seeking a litany of domestic manufacturing provisions in the Democrats’ reconciliation package, including tax credits for union-made electric vehicles and incentives for wind and solar companies to use American materials.
  • The U.S. could also up the ante by pushing further USMCA action on agricultural market access in Mexico and Canada, where Washington, D.C..