China Trade

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How Chinese Canadians Relate To China's Politics

As China flexes its muscles and embarks on its territorial ambitions, it has quietly tried its hand at influencing the Chinese diaspora abroad. From the much disgraced Confucius Institute to pressuring a Vancouver based Chinese newspaper to dismiss their writer because he consistently produces what the Chinese government considers "Anti-China" content, I am starting to feel the anxiety of Beijing looming over my shoulder. And I don't like it.
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Trudeau Seeks Free Trade Deal With China

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau intends to play an activist role in promoting Canadian business and investment with a major trade mission to China and India and a keynote address to the World Economic F...
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Trudeau Seeks Free Trade Deal With China

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau intends to play an activist role in promoting Canadian business and investment with a major trade mission to China and India and a keynote address to the World Economic F...
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Harper's China Focus

HANGZHOU, China - Prime Minister Stephen Harper made the pitch for Canadian exporters on Friday while also extolling Canada as an excellent place to do business during his third visit to China.Harper...
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What I Saw In China

On a recent trip to China, I heard the president of that nation make a startling announcement. China will rebuild the centuries' old trade route known as the Silk Road, a 3,000-kilometre trail s...
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Flagging Economy

BEIJING, China - China's leaders face new pressure to stimulate a slowing economy after growth fell to its lowest since 1991, hurt by weak trade and efforts to cool a credit boom.The world's second-la...

Fast Facts on Trade in 2012

Normally, this column is forward-looking, but occasionally, it pays to reflect on recent events. Annual merchandise trade data for 2012 are hot off the press, and analysts are still dissecting the det...
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Is China The New No. 1?

BEIJING, China - China has a new status its government doesn't want — world's biggest trader.Trade data from both governments indicate China passed the United States last year in total imports and exp...