Monday , 19 November 2018

Debt & Deficits

NAFTA: The Major Imports & Exports Between the U.S. & Canada Are Surprising (59M Reads & Counting!)

Canada and the United States are the world's largest trading partners. The U.S. accounts for about three-quarters of Canada's exports. Because of geography and the North American Free Trade Agreement, there are a number of products that the countries export to each other while at the same time importing from the other. [Take a look at the list. You might be very surprised.] Words: 712

Read More »

How Americans View Recent Trade With Canada & China

Most people are not experts on the subject of trade so perceptions of trade relationships in the public eye are still a crucial indicator of how one's country is doing vs. each other. If the majority of Americans think they are getting the short end of the stick on international trade, this sentiment ultimately affects how politicians campaign, how policy decisions are made, and the success of the wider economy. Today’s chart, breaks down the data from a recent Gallup poll on how Americans view the country’s trade relationships.

Read More »

WTF – Why Tariffs For Canada?

It continues to be baffling beyond words how Canada has ended up being among the Trump administration's "most wanted" trade villains. In a client note, Doug Porter, the chief economist at the Bank of Montreal, set aside his usual analysis for a "rant" that pretty much demolished the argument that Canada is the trade villain Trump makes us out to be.

Read More »