international trade


Trump’s America actually has a trade surplus with Canada

The U.S. administration’s rhetoric on trade deficits is wrongheaded—and also ignores the huge benefits American exporters reap from processed imports
President Trump Departs White House En Route To Michigan And Tennessee

Coming soon, Donald Trump’s NAFTA demands

Canadians are waiting for Americans to show their hand with NAFTA renegotiations just weeks away
Xi Jinping and Donald Trump

As the U.S. retreats on trade, China is quietly picking up the pieces

Canada has committed to diversifying its global trade portfolio. The key question now is how closely to align with China’s growing influence
Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump. (Reuters)

Canada remains on Donald Trump’s nice list—for now

A visit from one of Trump’s senior business advisors offers some reassurances—and shows what could be ahead in Canada-U.S. relations
Justin Trudeau, Naheed Nenshi

Trudeau’s pitch for Brand Canada in a Trumped-up world

Trudeau hopes to convince global investors that Canada is a safe harbour against the forces of protectionism and nationalism, but will they listen?
Europe is back!?!

Help for the Canadian economy? Yes, from Europe.

The eurozone recovery is shaky, but it’s still a big deal
A view of employees working at the General Motors assembly plant in Wentzville, Missouri February 7, 2012. When the U.S. automaker wanted to assign the launch of the next version of their full-sized pickup trucks and SUVs, they turned to one of the toughest executives in its ranks. The 5-foot-2 Diana Tremblay, GM's global manufacturing chief, is one of the highest ranking women in the automotive industry and has upended expectations her entire 35-year career, from directing workers in GM's foundries to staring down union labor negotiator.  Picture taken February 7, 2012. To match Feature GM-TRUCKS/ REUTERS/Sarah Conard (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS)

Jobs and other myths about trade

Stephen Gordon on a debunking spree
Ed Fast

Ed Fast on Canada’s shift toward Asia, FTAs and exports of expertise

The minister of international trade talks with Luiza Ch. Savage
Singing in harmony?

The U.S. and Canada—singing in harmony?

U.S. and Canadian business groups are urging their governments to coordinate rules and ease restrictions