Bonnie Lao explores the politics of trade and alliance between Japan, Russia, and China triggered by Japan’s energy insecurity.
Today, 95 percent of all trade is conducted via sea routes. Alongside the military expansion of China and Russia arises a threat to international trade routes. Ravdeep Sandal of the NATO Association of Canada explores the implications of the military expansion from China and Russia on international trade security.
Samer Khurshid details Canada’s Arctic Doctrine pertaining to Sovereignty, security and Regional Economic Development.
In this article, Dan discusses whether subsidies based on non-trade related public policy rationales are legally prohibited according to WTO’s rules. He argues the SCM Agreement’s subsidy regulation regime presents States with legal uncertainty regarding the implementation of legitimate non-trade related public policy-based subsidies.
The US Central Bank has cut down its interest rate three times this year. What is the Bank of Canada’s next decision and it’s impact on Canada’s economy?
In this article, Dan discusses how many in developed countries believe that workers in their jurisdictions have been negatively impacted by trade, primarily as a result of labour cost differences between developed and developing jurisdictions. Whether justified or not, the ‘unfair trade’ complaint has been adopted by politicians in developed countries, many of whom have tried to address disparities in labour cost through bilateral and plurilateral trade agreements with developing countries.
When you walk into a grocery store in almost any country in the world you are undoubtedly reaping the benefits of trade. Whether in the increased selection or the price tag, globalization has certainly impacted the way we consume and do business. However, trade between two countries leaves both parties vulnerable to each other’s economic […]
Introduction Since the mid 20th century, many have feared a global, environmental “Race to the Bottom” in which nation-states compete with one another by lowering their environmental regulations to attract industry to their jurisdictions. Hypothetically, the effect would be to create an advantage for producers in jurisdictions with strict regulations to relocate to the least-regulated […]