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November 29, 2016

Despite trade deals facing opposition, Canada still has key opportunities to expand its global presence, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Playing from Strength: Canada’s Trade Deal Priorities for Financial Services,” authors Daniel Schwanen, Jeremy Kronick and Ramya Muthukumaran summarize Canada’s competitive strengths in financial and related services, and provide the top five markets which Canadian trade policymakers should prioritize in order to exploit these advantages.

Daniel Schwanen
Daniel Schwanen

Daniel Schwanen is an award-winning economist with a passion for international economic policy. He is spearheading Institute programs focused on the link between Canada’s international trade and investment policy and Canadians’ standards of living.

Jeremy Kronick
Jeremy Kronick

Jeremy is Associate Director, Research at the C.D. Howe Institute, where he is in charge of the financial services and monetary policy research programs. He has written on a range of topics including the link between demographics and monetary policy, how blockchain technology will impact the economy, and the importance of the financial services sector in trade negotiations. 

Ramya Muthukumaran
Ramya Muthukumaran

Ramya joined the C.D. Howe Institute in 2015 as a researcher. She holds an MA in Economics from McGill University and an MSc in Media and Communications from the LSE. Her research interests focus on trade and financial services, as well as health and labour market policy.