BREXIT: Friend or Foe?

BREXIT: Friend or Foe?

By Samukele Ncube (Intern, Dawson Strategic) April 10, 2017 Britain’s decision to exit the European Union (EU), dubbed “BREXIT”, sent shockwaves throughout the international community, following the referendum of 23 June 2016. As no other country has ever attempted to...
CETA matters

CETA matters

  By Anna Barrera (Research Associate, Dawson Strategic) November 3, 2016   After a bumpy road, the Canada and European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was signed in Brussels on October 30, 2016. While we are still several steps...
The future is bright for Norway-Canada trade

The future is bright for Norway-Canada trade

Forecast growth rates for services trade and investment between Norway and Canada for 2013-2018 are expected to increase at a much higher rate than trade in goods according to a recent report by Dawson Strategic.  Despite a decline in Canada-Norway two-way trade in...
The Problem of Patent Protection

The Problem of Patent Protection

As negotiations progress, members are drawing lines in the TPP sand box that will determine the dynamics of future negotiating rounds. When it comes to patent protection for pharmaceuticals, these lines are deep and divisive.. Although patent issues for...