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U.S. President and Chinese President Xi Jinping, pictured with officials at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29. The two countries can resolve current trade issues if the U.S. meets China halfway and sticks to previously agreed-upon principles, writes Chen Mingjian. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead

U.S. co-operation needed to put end to trade friction with China

Opinion|Chen Mingjian
No egg stays intact under an overturned nest. The world must say ‘No’ to unilateral protectionism and trade bullying by the U.S.
Opinion|Gwynne Dyer
The reality is, Boris Johnson's move to prorogue parliament will only cut six working days from the schedule.
The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations began exploratory trade agreements talks with Canada in 2017, but giving it more attention is a challenge, says Abdul Kadir Jailani.
News|Neil Moss
The British recruited Canada's current G20 sherpa and former ambassador to the WTO to be its chief trade negotiator, according to three sources.
News|Neil Moss
Rideau Potomac Strategy Group's Eric Miller says 'a number' of Canadians have been offered positions on the British team, but turned them down due to the inadequate salary being offered.
We can expect discussions of foreign policy to play a big role in the election campaign, as it reaches out to political bases and allows parties to distinguish themselves. But whose foreign policy will it be?
News|Neil Moss
Access to Canada's supply managed dairy sector remained a sticking point in exploratory trade talks between Canada and Britain, says Jason Langrish.
The government is still ‘assessing options,’ says Trade Minister Jim Carr’s office, but those close to the file don’t expect any action before the election.
Canada ‘more or less completely passive’ on China file, according to former Canadian diplomat to Beijing Charles Burton.
Ottawa’s prioritization of Canada-Israel trade ties, exemplified by Minister Jim Carr’s trade mission to Israel last fall, has been valuable in paving the way for new partnerships.
We will see the scale of the governance challenges as this summit unfolds. All too often, final priorities have been shaped by nothing more than the latest Trump tweets.
The truth is, when it comes to Official Development Assistance spending, Canada hasn’t been back in decades.
Assuming NAFTA 2.0 is not at a dead end, Justin Trudeau will at least be able to tell voters this fall that he managed in the face of Donald Trump’s irrational protectionism to preserve free trade with the U.S.
It's time for Canada to double down for a UN Security Council seat, as the voice of the voiceless, both domestically and internationally, and align more assertively with the views of those being pressured from all sides.
News|Neil Moss
The House of Commons International Trade Committee will have a pre-study on June 18 to hear from between 12 and 15 witnesses in preparation for the possibility that the committee will review Bill C-100 in the summer.
The Senate won’t ‘stand in the way’ of the ratification of the new NAFTA, says Conservative Senate Whip Don Plett.
What is Ottawa’s plan for defending Canada’s prescription drug supply from American importation threats?
Somewhere along the line, we focused our attention away from reducing material use and reusing as much as possible, to recycling as the solution to our waste problem.
But observers of the Ottawa-Washington relationship say it isn't a pressing concern for Mr. Trudeau to speak with the leader of the U.S. House Democrats.
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