Global Trade

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U.S. Outlook Economic Forecast: Summer 2019

Canada’s merchandise trade sector turned in another positive performance in May as both export and imports recorded increases. Although the May numbers were encouraging, rising uncertainty...

Kip Beckman, July 12, 2019 | Report

World Outlook Summer 2019

Global economic growth has passed its peak and is slowly transitioning to a weaker pace after being on an upward trajectory for about two years.

CBoC, July 12, 2019 | Report

The ratification of CUSMA, the new North American trade agreement, by all three parties would provide a sense of economic stability in the region. However, it will also have implications for Canada’s trade relations with countries outside the region.

Canadian international merchandise trade

Canada’s merchandise trade sector turned in another positive performance in May as both export and imports recorded increases. Although the May numbers were encouraging, rising uncertainty...

Doris Chu, July 3, 2019 | Blog

Canada’s trade reality: stuck between a rock and a hard place

In recent years, Canada’s export performance has not been stellar. In fact, excluding oil exports, the volume of merchandise exports has been flat since 2015, or even 2007. Oil exports have masked the...

Executive Network & Research Centre

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Global Commerce Centre

For businesses and government leaders who need to respond effectively to the rapidly changing global business operating environment.

Executive Network & Research Centre

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Brexit: The impact on this side of the pond

There are many sides of the EU—the differences among the concepts of free trade agreements customs union, the common market….

Pedro Antunes, March 27, 2019 | Webinar

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Canadian outlook: crude dilemmas

Economic growth is expected to slow in 2019 compared to the previous two years, but that’s not the full account of the Canadian economy.

Pedro Antunes, February 13, 2019 | Webinar

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Gender-responsive free trade agreements

With Canada’s new progressive trade agenda, the Government will aim to distribute trade benefits among all Canadians and address social and…

Alexandre Larouche-Maltais and Barbara MacLaren, January 25, 2019 | Report

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Issues to watch in 2019

The financial crisis took place 2008–09 which is a long time for any business cycle. Should you start planning for the next recession? The answer is yes.

Pedro Antunes, January 9, 2019 | Blog

Three-dimensional international trade war: strategic positioning for Canada

Trade friction at three different levels has exploded into war on three fronts—bilateral, regional and multilateral.

CBoC, October 28, 2018 | Webinar