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Trump's Asian trade trade battle could benefit Canada

by Chuck Chiang (feat. Hugh Stephens)

Business in Vancouver
May 3, 2018

Canada may be able to extract advantages from a potential trade war between the United States and China, some observers say.

But they cautioned that, even with some of the benefits Canada can glean from the friction between the U.S. and China – which may be contributing to U.S. President Donald Trump’s wavering stance on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as a fallback – the main goal for Ottawa should remain keeping intact the rule-based global trade system, centred around the World Trade Organization (WTO).

One analyst said the best way to do so is for Canada to re-
engage China on a rule-based free-trade agreement (FTA) as soon as possible....

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An Update on the NAFTA Renegotiations

May 21, 2018


On today's Global Exchange Podcast, we touch base with CGAI's North American trade experts in light of a busy week on the NAFTA file in Washington. After months of hard-pressed negotiations, and 6 weeks of 'perpetual' discussions in Washington, the deal has reached its next turning point, with Congressional leadership signalling that they'd need a new deal by May 17th in order to have it passed before U.S. mid-term elections in the Fall. With no deal in sight, and the Congressional deadline now in the rear-view mirror, we sit down with Sarah Goldfeder, Laura Dawson, and Eric Miller to ask where we go from here.


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