The Conference Board of Canada expects that actively engaging in green trade would allow Canadian clean-tech firms to capture the benefits of both the green economy and of international trade and investment. This briefing proposes that a steady low-carbon transition and the formation of a lower-carbon economy could allow these firms to reach global customers for sales of “green and clean” products and services.
This briefing identifies the opportunity for Canada to enhance its global commerce by exporting climate-friendly technologies, such as renewable energy, energy-efficiency technologies, and waste management products.
This briefing examines the dramatic changes in the global economy in recent decades, the forces behind them, and the policy response that would best position Canadian firms and the entire economy to take advantage of the opportunities presented.
This study examines the long-term growth path for Canadian exports to our major trading partners: the United States, the United Kingdom, the eurozone, Japan, China, India, Mexico, and Brazil.
Digitization opens up new trade and investment possibilities, changes the nature of trade, and poses new challenges for Canadian businesses. This briefing aims to help leaders address these issues.
Succeeding in Global Markets
Canada's competitive advantage at exporting oil and wheat, for example, is well recognized. But what about the lesser-known products? Read about five globally competitive Canadian products that also stand out.
This briefing assesses which non-traditional markets represent the best long-term potential for Canadian companies. It is part of the Conference Board Global Commerce Centre’s Tool Kit for Growth Markets.
This report identifies Canada’s top 25 most important future global markets by developing two indexes—Country Potential Index and Canadian Engagement Index—and determining the countries that rank highest on both.
Canada has much to gain from regulatory coordination with its trading partners, yet there has been little progress made to date. This briefing proposes a pragmatic action strategy for Canada.
This briefing summarizes key trends in Canada’s international trade, and it underscores the need to recognize the ways in which Canada’s trade realities are changing.
This report analyses the causes of the global financial crisis and argues that national financial regulators can do more to ensure that such a crisis is never repeated.
This briefing argues that when it comes to tax treatment, Canadian businesses need at least a level playing field for investment abroad.
The ideas in this briefing have been drawn from Volume I of the final report of The Canada Project, Mission Possible: Sustainable Prosperity for Canada.
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