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Canada has the lowest duty-free limit in the developed world.
The loonie is stronger than it was this time last year.
In Canada, less than 20 per cent of small and medium businesses (SMBs) have an online retail presence. The reality is that many SMBs are so busy working to keep their businesses running that they have only ever given a brief thought to going online. It's a "nice-to-have," but not a "must-have."
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Discount capped at 25% off.
One good thing the low loonie is doing for Canada.
The upcoming release of the Liberal budget has led to a renewed push on the issue by American officials and industry.
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Should Canada not ratify the agreement now and decide to try and join later, it's doubtful that any of the probably hundreds of exemptions and carve-outs that it currently has would be offered again. In other words, if you don't like this version of the TPP you'll be less happy with what we would get later.
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