Following a press release the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevêdo made remarks on the theme of slowing global trade growth earlier this year. In 2017, there was optimism of renewed momentum in global trade which was backed by a 4.6% growth. This period of broad-based growth lasted throughout 2017 and into Read More…
Tag: Free Trade
Donald Stovel Macdonald: Fixture of the Canadian Political Landscape
The NATO Association of Canada had the privilege of having the late Honourable Donald Stovel Macdonald (1932-2018) as its Chairman from 1998 to 2003. NAOC Program Editors, Ryan Atkinson and Justin Dell, look back on Macdonald’s life and the impact it had on the NATO Association of Canada and the Canadian people as a whole.
What would an American Tariff on Steel and Aluminium mean for America’s Trading Relationship?
Editors from the NATO Association examine the effects that tariffs and a possible trade war would have on America’s allies and what this means for free trade in the world.
Canada’s Mining Market may get a Boost due to Closures of Nickel Mines in the Philippines
The slump in Canada’s mining market may finally be coming to an end.
NAFTA: New and Unimproved
With Donald Trump in the White House, NAFTA is likely to be renegotiated—and unlikely to be fixed.
The Canada/EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) for Beginners
Facts you should know about CETA.
The Identity Politics of NAFTA: How Commercial Factors Undermine the Possibilities for Further Integration
In her article Ida Mannisto explores of the commonly neglected cultural aspects of NAFTA
CETA Explained: How the Canadian-EU Trade Deal is Stirring Up Controversy
What are the controversies surrounding the most significant trade deal for Canada since NAFTA? Charlotte Provost and Michele Di Leo analyze the economic consequences of CETA, as well as the political hurdles it must clear.
Provincial Protectionism Hurts Canadian Economy
Why does Canada continue to have internal provincial protectionism? At a time when protectionism internationally is more prevalent than ever, such laws need to be urgently reformed.
Does Free Trade Give the Economic Shakes
Anojan examines the pros and cons of free trade