Currents: Growth opportunities in Asia’s southeast

THIRD IN A SERIES ON WESTERN CANADIAN TRADE Western Canada’s trade with the Asia-Pacific region has increased nearly 25 per cent during the last five years. It’s no surprise that China, the most populous country on the planet, dominates the focus of trade with Asia. Yet, it is Southeast Asia that is one of the

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Currents: Pacific Alliance – Finding opportunities south of the U.S.

FIRST IN A SERIES ON CANADA’S TRADE AGREEMENTS The recent Pacific Alliance summit has come and gone, with few Canadians taking notice. That’s unfortunate because western business have many reasons to pay attention to the attractive market (pdf) the Pacific Alliance trade bloc represents. These include export opportunities, a growing middle class and opportunities in trade in

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