Trade mission to Asia to calm concerns about wood downturn
Beetle epidemic and two recent record-breaking wildfire seasons have destroyed millions of hectares of BC forests.
US woos Asia with plan to rival China’s ‘Belt and Road’
Blue Dot Network will include countries committed to sustainable infrastructure development.
Canada hasn’t issued any permits for companies to ship waste, government says
Malaysia this week is demanding Canada pay to take back a shipping container filled to bursting with plastic grocery bags.
Analysis: Rising US, China rivalry deepening rifts in Asia
Clash between the world’s two biggest economies is shaking regional amity.
CPPIB look to cash in on ‘disruption’ and shifts in technology, demographics
“We’ve been embracing disruption, whether that disruption is technological, whether it’s demographic, or economic, or climate-change related,” said CPPIB chief executive Mark Machin
Trudeau lays down challenge to companies in bid to boost trade with Asia [UPDATED]
ASEAN region is nearly 650 million people and already Canada’s sixth-biggest trading partner.
Abe to bring business leaders to Beijing amid US trade spat
China is Japan’s biggest trade partner.
US State Department announces $113M in initiatives in Asia
Announcement comes as fears are escalating of an all-out trade war between US and China over tariffs.
No special treatment for US if it wants to rejoin TPP: official
Senior Trump administration officials have said recently they’re looking at ways to possibly rejoin the pact.
China’s Geely to buy Lotus, take stake in Malaysia’s Proton
Deal gives Geely access to a distribution network in Southeast Asia.
Asia economies hold trade pact talks after Trump dumps TPP
China is playing a leading role in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.
ADB says developing Asian economies to grow 5.6 % in 2016
Performance will offset softness from the US economy and market shocks from Brexit.
Trump’s positions on trade, alliances could roil Asia ties
70 Republican national security experts have signed an open letter condemning the GOP front-runner.
Promoting climate measures key to natural gas and oil exports
Analysts say the federal government must promote stricter emissions targets in Asia to boost LNG exports to the region.
Global economic growth to be weaker than earlier expected: IMF head
Asia is still expected to lead global growth, but pace is slowing.