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News Government General
December 10, 2020  

S&P DJ removing Chinese companies from index after US order

Follows Trump’s order barring Americans from buying stocks or bonds issued by companies owned or controlled by the Chinese military.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 10, 2020  

Canada, Britain sign agreement for post Brexit trade, tables legislation

Liberal government bill to implement the deal in Canadian law introduced in the House of Commons.

News Food & Beverage Economy General
December 10, 2020  

US challenges Canada’s dairy quotas in first test of new trade agreement

Claims Canada’s distribution of its tariff-rate quotas is unfair to American farmers.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 2, 2020  

EU looks forward to Biden resetting trans-Atlantic relations

…but future relations will have to adapt to a multi-polar world where China is an ever bigger player.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 2, 2020  

WH silent on pushback on Trump plan to raid Canada’s drug cabinet

Canada represents only 2% of global drug sales, and gets 68% of its drugs from outside the country.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 1, 2020  

No text of Canada-UK trade deal as Dec. 31 tariff deadline looms

Trade minister says both countries are working on mitigation measures to provide stability to businesses.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Economy General
November 30, 2020  

More funding for dairy, poultry, egg farmers hurt by free trade deals

Follows previously announced $1.75 billion for the dairy sector that came in effect in 2017 and 2018.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Production
November 25, 2020  

Canada calls US softwood duties unfair, unjustified, despite reduction

US Department of Commerce imposes countervailing duties of nearly 9%, down from just over 20%.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 23, 2020  

Canada, Britain beat Brexit with new trade deal, incorporates EU pact

Placeholder agreement buys the trading partners another year to reach a more comprehensive pact.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 23, 2020  

Canada’s labour unions could play big role averting ‘Buy American’ rules

Biden plans to ensure US workers and companies are first in line to reap the benefits of his economic recovery plan.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 19, 2020  

Canada-Britain trade talks in final stages as tariff deadline looms

Would prevent tariffs on Canadian products from seafood to steaks and autos.

News Government General
November 19, 2020  

China will avoid decoupling amid tension with US, Europe: Xi

Promised to open China’s market wider but no initiatives to respond to complaints it improperly subsidizes and shields technology.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 13, 2020  

USMCA makes working class Americans integral to future US trade policy

Biden will be focused on ensuring domestic investments, procurement efforts and tax policy generate benefits for those left behind by the global economy.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 11, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 10, 2020  

Biden’s long to do list to include repairing damaged Canada-US ties

…but COVID-19 is his most pressing issue, something Canada can help with given his focus on following science.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 10, 2020  

Trudeau first leader to talk to US president-elect Joe Biden

They discussed COVID-19, climate change, fighting anti-Black racism and China’s detention of the two Michaels.

News Manufacturing General
November 9, 2020  

CME calls for stabilizing the trade relationship with Biden’s America

Calls for a competitive business environment that includes important investment tax measures.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 4, 2020  

Uncertain US election result: Canada faces political, economic instability

Too early to know what Canada would be facing for the next four years.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 29, 2020  

Trudeau, EU leaders meet to reinforce support of world order

Pre-US election meeting is their first formal discussion since the changeover of Europe’s top political leadership late last year.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 28, 2020  

Civil, respectful but still tough: Canada-US trade under Biden

Analyst says he’s still beholden to anti-trade sentiment within his own party.

News General Technology
October 23, 2020  

Huawei sales up, but growth slows under virus, US pressure

US sanctions cut off access to most American components in a feud with Beijing over technology and security.

News Government General
October 21, 2020  

Tax records show Trump tried to land China projects: report

He paid $188,561 in taxes in China while pursuing licensing deals there from 2013 to 2015.

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 Government General
October 20, 2020  

Canada-China spat heats up over ambassador’s alleged threat

New friction arose when China’s ambassador Cong Peiwu branded pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong violent criminals.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

UK urged to conclude trade deal with EU to limit Brexit cost

OECD said the British economy will likely end this year 10.1% smaller than when it started.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

EU can put tariffs on $4B of US goods over Boeing support: WTO

One of the largest penalties handed down by the global trade organization, considering which products to target.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
October 13, 2020  

Unilateral ban on single use plastics ignores spirit of USMCA: experts

US trade lawyer says agreement reflects need to consult with partners before before imposing new restrictions.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 6, 2020  

EU says that no deal Brexit becoming ever more likely

Negotiators have less than four weeks to broker a deal that must go through a lengthy approval process.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 5, 2020  

After dairy, metals, US trade hawks focus on foreign berries, produce

Lighthizer exploring how imports of blueberries and raspberries from Canada and Mexico may be hurting US farmers.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2020  

EU takes legal action against UK over planned Brexit bill

Calls it a breach of the obligation of good faith laid down in the “Withdrawal Agreement.”

News Government Manufacturing General
September 28, 2020  

China fires back at US over environment, South China Sea

Calls the US the “biggest destroyer of international environmental co-operation.”