News Manufacturing Economy General
November 16, 2020  

ASEAN, China, other partners sign world’s biggest trade pact

Accord will take already low tariffs on trade between member countries still lower, over time, and is less comprehensive than CPTPP.

News Food & Beverage Economy General
October 21, 2020  

Dairy farmers facing losses due to CUSMA will be compensated: Trudeau

They’ve received a multi-year commitments for trade deal losses from EU and Pacific Rim agreements, but not North American deal.

News Food & Beverage Government General
October 8, 2019  

US signs limited deal with Japan on ag, digital trade

U.S. farmers have been operating at a disadvantage in Japan since Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 29, 2019  

Abe, Trudeau tout trade gains without US in Pacific Rim pact

Canadian PM says the agreement has given farmers an advantage over their American counterparts.

News Manufacturing General
November 19, 2018  

Future of WTO splits leaders at Asia Pacific summit

The Liberals have been championing changes to the World Trade Organization (WTO), which has drawn the ire of US President Donald Trump.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 19, 2018  

US, China trade barbs on tariffs as Trudeau meets with ASEAN leaders

Trade dispute is over American complaints that Beijing provides deep state subsidies for its businesses, and intellectual property theft.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 14, 2018  

Canada wants free trade deal with ASEAN nations: Trudeau

…but experts suggest it could take years to finalize an agreement with the 10-nation bloc.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 13, 2018  

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.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
August 14, 2018  

Japan’s auto OEMs: Their rising influence in Canada’s industry

The Japanese brand is expanding its footprint amid changing trade conditions.

Feature Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 13, 2018  

CPTPP gets a red flag: Many in the auto industry are concerned

They warn of NAFTA complications, but Japanese OEMs say the trade deal will level the playing field.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 22, 2018  

US taking another look at TPP after other priorities

The deal aimed at streamlining trade and slashing tariffs was renamed the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership.

News Manufacturing General
March 21, 2018  

North American businesses are bullish on NAFTA prospects: HSBC

But global survey of firms finds executives are concerned about protectionist policies.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 9, 2018  

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.