Ukraine shows how it's possible to have single market access, while maintaining control of your borders and staying out of the European Court of Justice.
Canada needs to diversify its trade beyond the United States and increase links to rapidly growing emerging market economies, particularly in Asia, despite the "anti-China" clause in the USMCA.
Countries that have phased out supply management systems in the dairy industry have seen an initial spike in production, then a steady decline. That's why Canada should protect its dairy farmers.
The USMCA, if ratified, will fundamentally alter North America’s political and economic structures, increasing American dominance over its neighbours.
Brexit has not happened yet but the uncertainty unleashed by the vote to leave the EU is already taking its toll.
The USMCA, while imperfect, is overall a positive development for Canada. It has a number of structural elements that may very well leave us stronger when negotiating trade pacts in the future.
The relief that the U.S. didn’t make things even worse for Canada in the new NAFTA should be tempered by the realization that the moment of reckoning hasn’t passed; it’s only been postponed.
In the early 1900s, young Frenchman Jean Monnet travelled Canada and was inspired by its unique form of federalism. It helped fuel his interest in a unified Europe and a transatlantic community.
The US tech giants are increasingly in the EU's regulatory crosshairs.
The EU has repeatedly placed great emphasis on the protection of geographical names like champagne and parmesan during trade negotiations.
An imminent court ruling by the European Union will decide the future of the economic partnership between Canada and the EU. It has broader implications for multilateralism in international trade.
The white paper, which outlines Britain's vision for Brexit, does make independent trade deals tricky.
The British foreign secretary, Francis Osborne, tried to negotiate free trade deals with eight European rivals in the late 18th century. Guess how many bit the dust.
A deal with Europe would offer freedom, but some key sectors wouldn't be included.
Some experts argue globalization has been bad for the environment. But moving away from globalization could have other consequences that could be even more devastating for the environment.
The international partnership offers new trade opportunities for the UK but some of its members also stand to lose out as a result of leaving the EU.
Part of the purpose of trade deals is to prevent politicians from inserting politics into matters of commerce. Donald Trump is bucking that trend. What does it mean for Canada and NAFTA?
Trump is trying to shape the US as a power in Asia and block China in the process, using techniques familiar to Beijing.
American lawmakers in the 1930s learned the hard way what happens when a country raises tariffs and makes other unilateral trade decisions.
The countries doing innovative deals with trading partners have one key difference with a post-Brexit UK.