Canada is expected to impose a 6.1% tariff, unilaterally, on imports from overseas, to comply with a ruling by the World Trade Organization that its automotive policy is discriminatory. The Canadian government appealed the WTO decision, but lost that appeal May 31 and now has 30 days to explain how it will comply. “There will be an end to the AutoPact (U.S.-Canada free trade agreement). There is no way around that,” says Mike Walker, director of public policy, DaimlerChrysler Canada Inc. ...
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