Canada-Britain trade talks in final stages as tariff deadline looms
Would prevent tariffs on Canadian products from seafood to steaks and autos.
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.
Trudeau expects trade deal with UK can be done before 2021
Says a deal should be relatively straightforward to manage even as the UK lurches toward its official exit from the EU.
Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during COVID-19’s second wave
Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products.
Company, CEO tried to export chemicals to China: Prosecutors
Scheme involved shipping chemicals used in microchip manufacturing from Rhode Island.
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Conservatives, if elected, would work to restore ties with Saudi Arabia
Would focus on improving commercial ties and by offering more aid, development and refugee support in the Gulf region.
Firms know little about CETA as Canada pushes diversifying exports
Government survey shows only 7% of the polled businesses were familiar with details of the Canada-EU deal.
Trump signs order to make US-made goods more American
Will gradually boost the percentage of US components for qualifying American-made products from 50% to 75%.
Canadian LNG project in Oregon faces year delay for regulatory approvals
With construction delays, first gas exports are expected one year later than the targeted date in 2024.
BC takes Alberta to court on law that could see gasoline exports cut
Arguing the Alberta law is unconstitutional, provinces can’t discriminate in the distribution of natural resource products.
New EDC human rights policy lacks power, say workers and watchdogs
Nothing in the new policy is compulsory or binding on the agency or any of its corporate clients.
EDC investigating claim it backed SNC-Lavalin on corrupt Angola deal [UPDATED]
Crown agency said it would have never knowingly taken part in any deal involving bribery or corruption.
Get serious about trade diversification
Tariffs have increased manufacturing costs throughout North American supply chains.
Can the US and China end their trade war?
Ceasefire in effect but the respite might not last: too many differences.
New policy says Export Development Canada is off coal investment
It means no funding for any international project that involves thermal coal.
Federal auditor’s report flags assessment risks at EDC
Crown Corp. has yet to implement a framework first recommended in a 2009 audit.
Strong energy export growth potential for Canadian wood pellets
An alternative to coal in power plants of Europe and Asia, promises carbon neutrality.
One year since new softwood duties, Canadian industry doing fine
Predictions of widespread job loss and mill closures haven’t materialized.
US proposes anti dumping duties on Chinese aluminum foil
Beijing faces complaints that a flood of Chinese aluminum, steel and other exports are being sold at unfairly low prices.
Liberals shake up Crown corporation after Philippines helicopter deal
Review of the now cancelled deal ordered after it was revealed they would be used for “internal security operations.”
Freeland: No evidence Canadian made LAVS used against Saudi citizens
Follows a “rigorous investigation” launched last August at her request.
Experts question Alberta power threats to BC as pipeline politics intensify
Amount of power is minor, and BC Hydro has the option to export power to the US: analyst.
Ford Oakville assembly plant to build revamped Edge
Automaker plans to export the SUV featuring an array of smart technology to 100 countries in 2019.
US hits Canadian newsprint producers with initial countervailing duties
An overall tariff of 6.53% levied on about 25 Canadian plants, mostly in Quebec and Ontario.
Canada takes its softwood lumber complaint to the WTO
This step prepares the way to establishing a panel for litigating the dispute.
WTO appoints panel to review Bombardier CSeries subsidies
Settlement panel comes after consultations with Canada failed to resolve Brazil’s complaint that the subsidies are inconsistent with WTO obligations.
CP Rail speeds up delivery from Vancouver to US industrial heartland
Accelerating shipments and transport goods up to 48 hours faster than CN Rail’s transit times to Detroit.
Texas man pleads guilty to smuggling circuits for China and Russia space programs
Charges included conspiring to smuggle and illegally export from the US.
Canada pleased US is scrapping border adjustment tax proposal
US officials “confident” such a system is no longer needed to reduce broader tax rates.
Upgrade your technologies to compete in China: HSBC
Plenty of opportunities for Canadian companies but technology is the differentiator.