President Donald Trump blasted Canada on Friday saying it “has treated our agricultural business and farmers very poorly for a very long period of time.”
In a morning tweet, Trump said Canada must take down trade barriers.
Canada has treated our Agricultural business and Farmers very poorly for a very long period of time. Highly restrictive on Trade! They must open their markets and take down their trade barriers! They report a really high surplus on trade with us. Do Timber & Lumber in U.S.?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 1, 2018
Trump has enacted tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. The tariffs – 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum – take effect Friday.
Trudeau has called the tariffs “totally unacceptable.”
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