Trump’s false assertion that Canada claims to ‘make’ $100 billion in trade with the U.S.

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The Washington Post quotes are very own Martha Bengoa, chair of the Economics and Business department at The Colin Powell School, while discussing the growing concern of  bilateral trade asymmetries. 

Trade statistic might suffer from lack of consistency between countries, as they do not necessarily mirror, creating discrepancies which can result in misinformed policy making.
— Marta Bengoa, chair at the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership