Canada’s trading partners push back against steel safeguards

Canada’s trading partners push back against steel safeguards

Several of Canada’s international trading partners are pushing back against Ottawa’s safeguards on imported steel, challenging the basis for the emergency restrictions and in some cases, requesting individual exemptions. Turkey, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, the European Commission and Brazil have all filed documents with the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) stating concerns about the…

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Canada and 5 other nations just pulled the trigger on world’s biggest trade deal — leaving America out in the cold

Canada and 5 other nations just pulled the trigger on world’s biggest trade deal — leaving America out in the cold

The world’s most radical trade pact has come into force across the Pacific as the U.S. sulks on the sidelines, marking a stunning erosion in American strategic leadership. Eleven countries are pressing ahead with the Comprehensive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), defying barely-disguised efforts by the Trump administration to kill the treaty. A vanguard of…

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Canada Goose’s first Beijing store draws crowds willing to wait an hour in freezing cold to pay 9,000 yuan for a parka

Canada Goose’s first Beijing store draws crowds willing to wait an hour in freezing cold to pay 9,000 yuan for a parka

BEIJING — Large crowds have been drawn to Canada Goose’s new outdoor wear store in downtown Beijing, its first in mainland China, since its opening on Friday, despite sub-zero temperatures and a chill in China’s relations with Canada. A long line of shoppers in thick winter coats queued outside the two-storey store on Monday afternoon,…

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