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
Statistics Canada reports $1.1B trade surplus for July
Imports rose 1.2% to $50.9 billion with gains in six of 11 sectors.
FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates benefits of tariffs to US
Too early to claim that his policies have catapulted the industry to new heights.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs
Canada and Mexico targets as Ross asked to consider whether they threaten US national security.
Trade wars are good, and easy to win: Trump
Tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum threatens a global trade fracas.
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…
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.
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.
Congress swings the BAT
The Republican-backed proposal would alter the tax system to penalize imports, without special status for Canada.
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.
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Indonesia: Poised for growth
A promising destination for investment.
Q&A with Jayson Myers
With change comes opportunity, says Canadian Manufacturers’ & Exporters CEO.