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Trump could use Nafta withdrawal letter as negotiating leverage

Sending a termination letter would allow Mr Trump (left) to take a key step towards meeting his campaign promise of quitting Nafta if it cannot be revised to shrink US trade deficits.


A NAFTA termination letter from US President Donald Trump could become the ultimate sleight of hand from Washington as it seeks to gain negotiating leverage over Canada and Mexico in talks to update the 24-year-old trade pact.

While such a letter would start a six-month...