Canadian distillers fear tariffs could spark reciprocal levies from U.S. President Donald Trump against Canadian whiskies sold into the bigger U.S. market.
The federal government's move, a tit-for-tat response to the Trump administration's stinging levies on steel and aluminum imports, will take effect Sunday.
Goods imported into Canada from the United States or elsewhere may be subject to duties or tariff rate quotas (“TRQs”).
“[T]rade wars are good, and easy to win” says a tweet from President Trump. Recent developments between the US and China put this to the test. 
Canada's inroads into the Pacific Rim and South America come as U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to levy stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Some critics bemoaned the timing of a decision to dive into a new Asia-Pacific trade zone.
Canada's economy hit a pothole in February, as an unexpected trade deficit broke up a series of recent positive surprises.
America’s new president, Donald Trump, was elected partly – if not primarily – because he is a protectionist.