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Beyond the Border: United States and Canada Enhance Their Trade Relationship

Isabel Sackner-Bernstein is an intern in the International Trade Administration’s Office of Public Affairs. She is studying Strategic Communication at Elon University.

The United States and Canada share more than just a border, and I’m not talking about the dual citizenship of famous pop star, Justin Bieber. 466 more words

Trade Policy

German concerns won’t kill EU pact

While binding investor-state arbitration has been touted as a major gain, its practical value may be overstated

The reported German rejection of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) in the Canada-EU trade and investment agreement, while inexcusably late in the day, shouldn’t come as a total surprise. 580 more words

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Why does the US Textile Industry Want Yan-forward Rule of Origin (RoO) in TPP?

My personal understanding: the US textile industry insists yarn-forward RoO in TPP is not because they expect a substantial increase of textile exports to Vietnam as the case of NAFTA and CAFTA which help capture the export markets in Mexico and Central America. 271 more words

International Trade

20 years on, Canadians warming to NAFTA, poll shows

OTTAWA — Proponents of the North American Free Trade Agreement argued it would bring unequalled benefits to Canada, the United States and Mexico and serve as a model for future interlocking global economic ties. 816 more words


TTIP : environmental aspects

The Final Report of the High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth from February 2013, suggested that the trade negotiations take into account the work done in the chapter concerning environment in EU and US trade agreements. 1,041 more words


Infernal trade barriers: Canada’s constitution already guarantees free-trade between the provinces

A coalition of three Western Premiers is calling for the dismantling of internal trade barriers between their provinces. Lead by Saskatchewan’s Brad Wall, the coalition also includes BC’s Christie Clark and Alberta’s interim leader, Dave Hancock. 709 more words


Full Pundit: Did Stephen Harper save Canada?


A real Canadian hero
The Prime Minister is taking credit for the separatism’s decline. Does he deserve it?

True enough, the Conservatives recognized the Québécois as a nation and show uncommon respect for federal and provincial jurisdictions, … 1,403 more words

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