Congress is drafting the 2018 farm bill, which will guide agriculture, nutrition, trade and rural development policy. A former agriculture secretary explains how this bill reaches far beyond farms.
Instead of treating the Trump administration as a campaign adversary, Canada needs to start working with the United States to renegotiate a NAFTA that serves both countries, not regimes like China.
We asked four of our regular economics writers to examine a key theme they expect to flare up in 2018 and why.
The astronomic rise of the price of bitcoin over the past 12 months raises fears that the cryptocurrency is set to crash which could see many people lose money.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in China to discuss a trade deal. It's laughable for Canada to believe it can negotiate a "progressive" trade agenda with the Chinese.
You will find no revisionism in this foreign policy white paper; the first foreign policy white paper since 2003 is firmly in the camp of the status quo.
Donald Trump views himself as a deal-maker, so the prospect of a "quick" trade deal between the U.K. and the U.S. seems unlikely, despite the American president's earlier optimism.
With a growing number of Chinese firms investing in France, new concepts are being introduced, including « guanxi », a reciprocal and emotional relationship between business partners.
American lawmakers in the 1930s learned the hard way what happens when a country raises tariffs and makes other unilateral trade decisions.
Any Brexit that takes Northern Ireland out of the customs union will have a significant impact.
At APEC 2017, the region’s two biggest powers presented clearly different visions of the region’s economic future.
Johannesburg's central business district is developing into a major cross border shopping hub, servicing the broader sub-Saharan region and has a potential to grow even further.
We are witnessing the transformation of the existing defence business into one which embraces the new.
Publishing plans for a no-deal Brexit will not help the UK's negotiating position.
Crunching the numbers on 14 years of trading shows one of the assumptions about global markets is looking fragile.
China's bid for an infrastructure blitz to drive overland trade through to Europe will end up being overshadowed.
The countries doing innovative deals with trading partners have one key difference with a post-Brexit UK.
Major nations make labour rights a key part of trade deals. But what happens next?
There's been a lot of rhetoric in the air about the fate of NAFTA, especially from the U.S. president. But its demise is extremely unlikely.
Too many economists have refused to take seriously the idea that Brexit could economically benefit the UK.