U.S.-Canada Dispute Spills Beyond Metals Into Maple Syrup

Jun 04, 2018

Canada’s retaliation against U.S. President Donald Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs includes proposed duties on maple syrup. Maple syrup is seen as a national symbol and a powerful industry in the French-speaking province of Quebec. Reuters reports that Canada accounted for about 72 percent of the world’s maple syrup production in 2017.