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 Manufacturing Economy General
September 4, 2019  

Statistics Canada reports $1.1B trade surplus for July

Imports rose 1.2% to $50.9 billion with gains in six of 11 sectors.

News Government Economy General
September 17, 2018  

FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates benefits of tariffs to US

Too early to claim that his policies have catapulted the industry to new heights.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 13, 2018  

China says Washington asks to resume talks on tariff fight

Announcement followed reports that foreign companies in China have been hurt by earlier tariff hikes by both sides.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
August 20, 2018  

Trump blames California fires on Canadian lumber imports: Canucks push back

Comments are troubling and ridiculous on a number of levels: FPAC CEO Derek Nighbor.

News Manufacturing Economy General
August 7, 2018  

Canada’s June trade numbers strong despite US tariffs on metals

Smallest deficit since January 2017, fuelled by an increase in the value of total exports of 4.1%.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 17, 2018  

Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

Covers a third of the global economy and markets of more than 600 million people.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
May 24, 2018  

Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

Canada and Mexico targets as Ross asked to consider whether they threaten US national security.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 2, 2018  

Trade wars are good, and easy to win: Trump

Tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum threatens a global trade fracas.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations
August 22, 2017  

Our $38-million-a-day gift to Americans

Donald Trump says Canada’s energy exports are unfair to the US, but he’s clearly unaware that we’ve given Americans the biggest trade gift ever…

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
August 19, 2017  

NAFTA negotiation: get ready to rumble

If this were a wrestling spectacle, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Pena Nieto would be the handsome, but lightweight tag team locked in a cage and improbably matched against the orange-masked gigantic villain, Donald Trump.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
April 19, 2017  

Reasons to be optimistic: opportunities despite the uncertainties

The US economy is performing well, the loonie is fairly low and emerging markets appear to be strong.

Feature Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 14, 2017  

Congress swings the BAT

The Republican-backed proposal would alter the tax system to penalize imports, without special status for Canada.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General Production
March 20, 2016  

The window to a new trade era is open

A failure to address the “disruption” of technological change driven in part by Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things will further weaken performance in global markets where the list of competitors is growing.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 2, 2015  

Are you a trade pro?

Skills directory shows your where you FITT.

Feature Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
September 19, 2015  

Indonesia: Poised for growth

A promising destination for investment.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations
June 26, 2014  

Q&A with Jayson Myers

With change comes opportunity, says Canadian Manufacturers’ & Exporters CEO.