Trade News / Global perspectives

Posted: Jul 26, 2017

By Philip Sutter, Director, Strategic Analysis The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada, entered into force in 1994 is to be renegotiated. Talks will likely begin in late August 2017 following the conclusion... Read More >

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Posted: Feb 6, 2017

By Cora Di Pietro, Global Trade Consulting There’s been an unusual amount of chatter about trade and trade agreements lately. That’s not surprising considering the prominence of trade debate in the recent U.S. presidential election campaigns. But if changes proposed... Read More >

Posted: Feb 6, 2017

By Philip Sutter, GTM Governance, Global Global business experts are aware of China’s historical impact on trade, especially its comeback over the past thirty years. In the coming decades, China will continue to emerge. Given all the talk in the... Read More >

Posted: Feb 6, 2017

By John Moccia, Regulatory Affairs, Canada Digital footprint is a term that generally refers to any information or data a person creates. Often, we provide this information voluntarily using social media, this is known as an active digital footprint. On... Read More >

Posted: Feb 6, 2017

By Angela Parkin, GTM Governance, Canada Twelve countries originally participated in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. These nations make up 40% of the global trade... Read More >

Posted: Feb 6, 2017

By Philip Sutter, GTM Governance, United States The 2016 U.S. presidential election was a vote to initiate change. Central to the campaign rhetoric on both sides was dissatisfaction with U.S. trade policy. It is expected that President Donald J. Trump... Read More >

Posted: Feb 6, 2017

In the midst of all the uncertainty, there’s opportunity. While there might be uncertainty amongst some, many will agree 2017 will ultimately go down in history as an exciting year for those involved in trade. It will be interesting to... Read More >

Posted: Oct 19, 2016

By David Garduno, GTM Governance, Mexico The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement was signed on February 4th, 2016 after a number of years of negotiations. The twelve countries making up the TPP are: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New... Read More >

Posted: Oct 14, 2016

By Chris Brady, GTM Governance, U.S. On June 3, 2016, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) published final rules revising key definitions in... Read More >

Posted: Oct 14, 2016

By John Moccia, Regulatory Affairs, Canada Nearly three years have passed since the 159 member states of the World Trade Organization (WTO) reached consensus and signed an Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA). The Agreement represents a significant milestone for the... Read More >

Posted: Oct 14, 2016

Home to 31.75 million people, the Republic of Peru is located on the Western side of South America, and shares a border with five of its neighbours (Ecuador, Brazil, Columbia, Bolivia, and Chile). Peru is one of the fastest growing... Read More >