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Trump's shredding of NAFTA would trigger "snap-back" provisions, cause uncertainty

OTTAWA — U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent threat to eventually scrap the North America Free Trade Agreement would force Canada to fall back on earlier trade deals with its largest trading partner, breeding new uncertainties for businesses around trade tariffs and rules of origin, according to experts. 967 more words

Economy

Forget NAFTA, the roaring silence around trade talks with China is even more troubling

By: Charles Burton, Brock University

As Canadians digest a stream of news and punditry about NAFTA renegotiations, there’s another trade relationship — possibly more consequential for our future — that’s being forged in comparative silence. 825 more words

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Steve Bannon may be gone, but economic nationalism is here to stay

With Steve Bannon leaving as the president’s strategic advisor on Friday, a question arises as to whether “America First” economic nationalism will become secondary to the globalist factions within the White House. 1,042 more words

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One week into negotiations, Trump says he'll 'probably' cancel NAFTA

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump has threatened to blow up NAFTA less than one week into the renegotiation of the trade agreement, providing an early indication that the upcoming talks might occur under a cloud of menace. 715 more words

Economy

Alberta to appeal ruling that found craft beer tax discriminatory

Alberta’s NDP government is vowing to fight a trade panel ruling that its signature policies aimed at fostering the craft beer industry discriminate against out-of-province breweries. 645 more words

Politics

Alexandre Moreau: Supply management limits opportunities to profit from growing global consumption

The agricultural and agri-food sector represents a substantial part of the Canadian economy, thanks to the fact that Canadian producers and processors can sell their products in the global marketplace. 567 more words

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APEC to Bridge Trade Policy Gaps in Ho Chi Minh City

(​Issued by the APEC Secretariat)

Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 17 August 2017 – Trade and sectoral officials from the 21 APEC member economies… 359 more words

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