In an interview with Italy's daily La Stampa, Centinaio said: "We will not ratify the free trade treaty with Canada because it protects only a small part of our PDO [Protected Designation of Origin] and PGI [Protected Geographical Indication] products".
The laborious pace of talks which has resulted in several missed deadlines for completion will continue, according to Canada's top negotiator, Chrystia Freeland.
National Bank Financial Markets geopolitical analyst Angelo Katsoras, who put together the map, says there's something that could hurt Canada more than Trump's trade tariffs, and that's the uncertainty that seemingly endless NAFTA negotiations are creating.
"We will be working hard over the summer", she said in remarks shown on Canadian television. "We didn't set specific dates today". "I'm going to be travelling to every single state because nothing is better than meeting someone eye-to-eye".
The parties began talks to update the decades old agreement last fall and initially were expected to be done by the end of the year.
While Canadian consumers appeared ready to boycott USA goods, 57 percent of Canadians and 52 percent of Americans said Canada should not overreact to Trump's comments because it was just political posturing.
Another photo shows Mr Trump clasping hands with French President Emmanuel Macron, with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his other side.
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With steel and aluminium tariffs in place, and Trump already talking about expanding tariffs to include auto imports, it hardly seems like the USA president is about to turn friendly towards Canada.
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Contentious issues were still unresolved and there was no situation visible in which Mexico would accept "for example, the sunset clause", the source said. "Nobody is depressed", the source said.
Trudeau has said Canada will not be "pushed around" by the USA and that it was "insulting" that Trump would call for new tariffs as a national security issue.
Vowing to stand with the federal Liberals, Ontario's Progressive Conservative premier-designate said he will travel widely in the United States in a bid to help bolster continuing and complex NAFTA talks. The tariffs are something the minister has called "absurd" and "illegal".
Not surprisingly, 81% of Canadians said they feel Trump is acting "erratically" and "damaging trust between allies."Two thirds of Canadians feel that the latest escalations between the two countries will lead to an all-out trade war between the two nations".