Canada Has ‘No Nuclear Option’ In NAFTA, Say Experts

In the untested terrain of a renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with President Donald Trump, Canada has fewer bargaining chips than trade partner Mexico, the Natonal Post reports.

At a Tuesday trade event in Ottawa organized by the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, analysts said the renegotiation talks might require years — if Trump doesn’t pull the plug in the process, as he has suggested of late — and Canada has very little trade ammunition in its arsenal that wouldn’t hurt itself more than the U.S.