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Weaponizing Uncertainty: Trade Policy under the Trump Administration
June 19, 2018 - Dan Ciuriak and Meredith Crowley

The Trump Administration is deploying uncertainty as a new weapon in trade protection, according to an analysis published by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Weaponizing Uncertainty” authors Meredith...

Canada’s Progressive Trade Agenda: NAFTA and Beyond
June 14, 2018 - Dan Ciuriak

Ottawa should press its progressive trade agenda, which is a response to the global rise of anti-globalization, with trading partners other than Washington, according to a new report by the C.D....

Table Stakes: Congress Will Be Sitting across from Canada at the NAFTA 2.0 Negotiations
July 13, 2017 - Christopher Sands

A newly empowered US Congress will be holding the reins in the upcoming NAFTA talks, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Table Stakes: Congress Will be Sitting across from Canada...

Aftershocks: Quantifying the Economic Impacts of a US Border Adjustment Tax
February 14, 2017 - Dan Ciuriak and Jingliang Xiao

The imposition of a border adjustment tax (BAT) by the United States would hit Canadian exporters hard, according to a C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Aftershocks: Quantifying the Economic Impacts...

Protectionism and Retaliation
January 25, 2017 - Dan Ciuriak and Jingliang Xiao

Canada, along with Mexico, is particularly heavily exposed to trade with the United States, and there is considerable speculation about how Canada should react if the United States moves...

The Art of Breaking the Deal: What President Trump Can and Can’t Do About NAFTA
January 18, 2017 - Jon R. Johnson

Despite President Trump’s threats to “tear up” NAFTA, he cannot unilaterally withdraw the US from the deal, finds a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “The Art of Breaking the Deal: What...

Jon Johnson - What We Can Expect Tomorrow at the Washington Hearing on Section 232 and Autos
Intelligence Memos
From: Jon Johnson To:  Canadians Concerned about the Canadian Auto Industry Date:  July 18, 2018 Re:  What We Can Expect Tomorrow at the Washington Hearing on Section 232 and Autos The US Commerce...
Jon Johnson - Section 232 Tariffs and the Automotive Threat (Part One)
Intelligence Memos
From: Jon Johnson To: Canadians Concerned about NAFTA Date: July 9, 2018 Re: Section 232 Tariffs and the Automotive Threat (Part One) The US Commerce Department is aiming to have its investigation...
Daniel Schwanen - A New Coalition for Trade in the Era of Trump
Intelligence Memos
From: Daniel Schwanen To: The Honourable Chrystia Freeland Date: July 6, 2018 Re: A New Coalition for Trade in the Era of Trump On June 6, 2017, in a much remarked speech in the House of Commons, you...

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