Mexico is a close third, trading $557 billion with the USA past year.
Since Trump took office in 2017, Trudeau has attempted to work with his American counterpart to find an amicable agreement on the North American Free Trade Agreement despite Trump's harsh rhetoric.
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Then again, at May-end, Washington announced a 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of goods from China and imposed new limits on Chinese investments in the United States (read: Trump, Tariff & Geopolitics Lead May: 10 Top ETF Stories).
Trudeau sent a stronger than usual message as he alluded the near-trade war Canada and the United States are now embroiled in.
The spat meant it would be "very difficult" to reach a deal to revamp NAFTA before Mexico's July 1 presidential election, though he underlined the continent had not entered a trade war.
After hearing that precondition, Trudeau told reporters Thursday he scrapped a planned trip to Washington, D.C. He made the comment while speaking about the Canadian response to USA tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
On Friday, Canada filed World Trade Organization and NAFTA litigation in response to what Ottawa called "illegal" USA tariffs.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, campaigning in advance of the June 7 provincial election, savaged the US president as she called the tariff measure short-sighted and urged Trudeau "to take the strongest retaliation possible to protect our workers" and industry. "And in particular, an affront to the thousands of Canadians who have fought and died alongside their American brothers in arms". "We will respond. And we will respond appropriately".
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Trudeau, meanwhile, says it's impossible to seriously believe that Canada could ever be a national-security threat to an ally as close and important as the United States.
Le Maire had earlier Friday referred to the talks as a "G6 plus one", with the United States standing apart, adopting a joke circulating among attendees at the weekend.
"With these tariffs, it's going to make the product too expensive for the consumers in Mexico and in Canada and in the EU", Colombini said.
Trump's been pretty vocal about his opposition to NAFTA.
Germany's Volkswagen, Europe's largest automaker, warned that the U.S. action could start a trade war that no side would win.
Asked whether or not at the end of the day all political figures engaging with Trump are at his whim, Freeland said: "I will leave you and Canadian journalists and Canadian citizens to judge the steadiness or otherwise of this USA administration". She spoke with him again later by telephone, but left the USA capital on Wednesday morning empty-handed.
Freeland says the countermeasures, which apply to a long list of US products from flat-rolled steel to playing cards and felt-tipped pens, will go into effect July 1. The Americans also pressed for a quota on the amount of steel and aluminium Canada could ship to the United States.
Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association of Canada, echoed Ms. Freeland. "How do you sit at the centre of the global economy and behave this way?" Mexico will levy tariffs on steel and several food products, such as pork and grapes, according to a government news release.
The EU trade commissioner, Cecilia Malmstrom, said the EU "did everything to avoid this outcome".