Tag Archives: Free Trade Agreements

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 goods during the 2008 to 2012 period, services and investment provide opportunities […]






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North American Vision

For several months the Dawson Strategic Team has been involved in a special research project looking at the evolution of the NAFTA and future prospects for North American competitiveness. Together with my co-authors Christopher Sands (Hudson Institute) and Duncan Wood (Mexico Institute), we conclude that the best way for Canada, the United States and Mexico to achieve global competitiveness is by […]






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Staking Out Sensitive Territory in the TPP

 For more than a year, TPP partners have been holding their breath in hopes that the world’s fifth largest economy would join the negotiations.  Except for its membership in the WTO, Japan has been a reluctant player in regional and bilateral FTA fora. It has held back because of a number of domestic protectionist measures, […]






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TPP: A fair shake for Canada and Mexico?

What’s next for Canada in the TPP? Join Amb. Demetrios Marantis and Laura Dawson as they  discuss the big issues and challenges of the TPP at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC  on Wednesday, August 8th. Please see here for more details. Can’t make it to DC? You can catch the panel by live webcast, here.  






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