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Global Commerce Centre

The Conference Board’s Global Commerce Centre helps business and government leaders respond effectively to the rapidly changing global business operating environment.

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The Quick Take

Trade Takes a Major Beating in March

May 5, 2020 | Doris Chu

Help is on the Way

April 1, 2020 | Todd Crawford

Merchandise Exports Plummet in January

March 6, 2020 | Doris Chu

Merchandise Exports Bounce Back in December

February 5, 2020 | Doris Chu

Merchandise Exports and Imports Fall in November

January 7, 2020 | Doris Chu

Exports and imports rebound in October

December 5, 2019 | Doris Chu

Merchandise Exports Increase in August

October 4, 2019| Doris Chu



Op-Eds and Blogs

 

Can Canada weather the economic ravages of COVID-19? 

Blog, March 19, 2020

 

COVID-19 could cause a permanent shift to working remotely 

Blog, March 30, 2020

 

Economic Implications of Social Distancing to August 

Website, March 23, 2020

 

Economic Implications of Social Distancing: Alternate Canadian Outlook Scenario

 Issue Briefing, March 25, 2020

 

Bank of Canada introduces wide range of measures to limit economic damage

Issue Briefing, March 25, 2020

Leaving China is Hard to Do

Blog, October 2019

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

Op-ed, originally published in the Globe and Mail, May 2019

Canada’s Economic Outlook: The Issues to Watch in 2019

Op-ed, originally published in the Globe and Mail, January 2019

  
  
 

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Events

The Global Commerce Centre events are open to members and invited guests.

Members Meetings

  • GCC Spring Online Session
    May 27, 2020 at 10 a.m.
  • Supporting and Sustaining Trade and Economic Growth in a Challenging Environment” co-hosted by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Fall 2020 (date to be determined).

Upcoming Webinars

The Global Commerce Centre (GCC) members are entitled to free access to the following webinars as part of their membership benefit. To obtain your free access information please contact Ronson Brown.

Recorded Webinars

International Trade Benefits

What are the benefits of international trade for Canada and the world? Find out in this new video and infographic.


 

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Spotlight on NAFTA 2.0

How will supply management play into an updated North American trade deal? View the video for details.


 

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