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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 is Senior Vice-President of the C.D. Howe Institute. An award-winning economist with a passion for international economic policy, he leads the Institute's trade and international policy program. In his role as Senior Vice-President, he ensures the coordination and success of the C.D.

Jeremy Kronick

Jeremy M. Kronick is Associate Vice President and Director of the Centre on Financial and Monetary Policy at the C.D. Howe Institute.

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.