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News Government Manufacturing Metals Economy General
October 28, 2020  

Trump proclamation exempts Canadian aluminum from tariffs

… but he reserves the right to reimpose the 10% levies on national security grounds if exports spike again.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 15, 2020  

US halts imports from China’s Uighur region for forced labour

Orders freeze imports from companies that produce cotton, clothing and computer parts in the Xinjiang region of northwestern China

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
August 20, 2020  

Maple Leaf suspends pork exports to China after COVID-19 cases

China has adopted new protocols that require Canadian processors who report a positive COVID-19 case to do so.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General
August 11, 2020  

58% of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum: survey

Polling firm Leger says numbers reflect a lack of a clear rationale for the action by the mercurial US president.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 10, 2020  

Sask. Premier Moe worried U.S. could put tariff on steel after aluminum

Regina is home to the Evraz steel mill where hundreds of people work

News Government General
August 10, 2020  

Hong Kong, Chinese officials jeer at U.S. sanctions

The sanctions, announced Aug by the U.S. Treasury Department, block all property or other assets that the individuals have within U.S. jurisdiction

News Manufacturing Minerals General
August 10, 2020  

Canada plans $3.6B in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute

Freeland says the tariffs will match dollar-for-dollar the costs of the planned 10% import tariff on Canadian raw aluminum that will apply starting Aug. 16

News Government Manufacturing Economy
August 6, 2020  

Bank of England says economy will take time to heal

U.K. GDP probably shrank by 23% in the second quarter

News Manufacturing General
August 5, 2020  

Canada’s merchandise trade deficit increases sharply to $3.2B in June: StatCan

Exports were up 17.1% to $39.7 billion but down 20% from $49.6 billion a year earlier

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2020  

US, Mexican presidents talk USMCA without Canada

Trudeau skipped the meeting citing the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 6, 2020  

Why fresh US tariffs? Politics, pandemics, Russian aluminum

Aluminum is one of the elemental components of the Canada-US trade relationship.

News Government General
July 2, 2020  

Order restricting entry to Canada extended to July 31 as COVID-19 worries remain

Restrictions covering people seeking to enter Canada from countries other than the United States were set to expire at midnight June 30.

News Manufacturing General
June 30, 2020  

Companies prodded to rely less on China, but few respond

Drug makers looking to reduce reliance but consumer electronics, medical devices and other industries are hanging in.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 25, 2020  

Trade confidence plunges, pandemic drives EDC index to an all time low

Almost three-quarters of survey respondents said the pandemic has had a negative impact on their sales.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 24, 2020  

Thousands of Canadians could be affected by Trump’s decision to extend visa ban

The ban on new visas takes effect June 24