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Global Commerce Centre

The Conference Board’s Global Commerce Centre helps business and government leaders respond effectively to the rapidly changing global business operating environment.

Op-Eds and Blogs

It’s uncertainty over trade policies, not just NAFTA, that’s undermining business investment in Canada

Op-ed, originally published in The Globe and Mail, September 2018

The Difficult Road to Trade Diversification

Op-ed, originally published in The Globe and Mail, August 2018

Donald Trump’s energy policy: No commitment to Canada

Op-ed, originally published in The Globe and Mail, July 2018

Are Trade Wars Really Easy to Win?

Blog, July 2018

The unintended consequences of economic populism

Op-ed, originally published in The Globe and Mail, July 2018

How Can We Predict the Success of Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Canada?

Blog, July 2018

Trade turmoil ahead for Canada amid Trump administration’s protectionist policies

Op-ed, originally published in The Globe and Mail, June 2018

Protectionism, NAFTA uncertainty acting as drags on Canadian exports

Op-ed, originally published in The Globe and Mail, June 2018

International Trade Benefits

What are the benefits of international trade for Canada and the world? Find out in this new video and infographic.


 

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Spotlight on NAFTA 2.0

How will supply management play into an updated North American trade deal? View the video for details.


 

Events

The Global Commerce Centre events are open to members and invited guests. Contact us for details on becoming a member.

Global Commerce Centre Members Meeting

November 19- 20, 2018, Ottawa — Digital Technologies: Implications for Trade and Transportation 

Upcoming Webinars

The Global Commerce Centre (GCC) members are entitled to free access to the following webinars as part of their membership benefit. To obtain your free access information please contact Jo-Leen Folz at folz@conferenceboard.ca

The Changing Nature of Clusters: Implications for Canada, September 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM EDT, Live webinar

The Three-Dimensional International Trade War: Strategic Positioning for Canada in WTO, NAFTA, and Bilateral Battles, October 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM EDT, Live webinar

Recorded Webinars

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