China Brief | Edition 07

Edition 07: How the heating-up China-U.S. trade war could impact Canada, a look at what Destination Canada achieved on its mission to China, and why the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is going to invest in China’s rental housing sector. Read more… Quote of the week “Yes, the U.S. far surpasses China in terms of its

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China Brief | Edition 6

Edition 6: How a mountain of plastic is causing a major recycling headache, the rise of a robot farm, China’s fading soccer dreams and why we’re finally calling it a U.S.-China trade war. Read more… Quote of the week (in honour of the World Cup) “China’s soccer troubles are a case study in the limits

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China Brief | Edition 05

Edition 05: What the heat-up in the China-U.S. trade dispute could mean for Canada, how Chinese recycling restrictions continue to impact Canadian communities, and how the future of Chinese agriculture may be in self-driving combines. Read more… Quote of the week: “But always in the background [this week] was China – its growing power in

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BLOG | How western Canadian businesses can benefit from dramatic tariff reductions in the CPTPP

On May 22, the federal government tabled the text of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), taking the first step towards ratifying the multilateral trade deal. While it’s still unclear when the deal will get over the finish line, once it’s in effect, there are big opportunities for western Canadian businesses. The

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China Brief | Aecon decision: China Brief readers share their thoughts

Last week, we asked China Brief readers to share their thoughts on Ottawa’s decision to block the sale of Aecon to China. Here’s a snapshot of what we heard. *Note that China Brief will not be publishing on Monday, June 11, but will return to your inbox the following week, Monday, June 18. On May

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China Brief | Edition 04

Edition 04: In this edition, Canada says no to the Aecon deal, Air Canada wades into the Taiwan dispute, and we find out China’s top polluters. Plus, have your say in our Aecon poll. Quote of the week: “For decades, now, Liberal governments have courted Chinese favour, have sought access to its market of more

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