Canada’s Merchandise Trade with China

Instantly visualize data on Canada’s national and provincial trade with Asia on our new interactive website, The Asia Factor. Canada’s Trade with China (C$) January – December January – September 2013 2014 2015 2016 Exports 20,146,874,000 18,849,757,000 14,331,163,144 14,131,086,276 Imports 52,737,325,000 58,660,095,000 48,715,410,496 47,101,217,811 Trade Balance -32,590,451,000 -39,810,338,000 -34,384,247,352 -32,970,131,535 Source: Trade Data Online. IndustryRead More

Following Trump and Brexit, Canada should be expanding its trade relationship with China

By Gordon Isfeld OTTAWA — Canada’s drive to recalibrate its post-recession export engine could be going south — figuratively but not physically — in the wake of the Nov. 8 election of anti-trade champion Donald Trump. The incoming U.S. president’s economic policies closely follow the rise in protectionism that drove the U.K. to opt for leavingRead More

Canada and China Will Enter Trade Talks, Justin Trudeau Says

By IAN AUSTEN OTTAWA — Canada and China will begin talks that may lead to a free-trade agreement, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday. The announcement was the latest of Mr. Trudeau’s sometimes contentious efforts to develop stronger ties with China. It came during a news conference with Premier Li Keqiang of China, who isRead More

Chinese Investors Remain Confident about Canadian Market

I. Chinese Investment in Canada Continues to Grow. Canada has been one of China’s favourite global destinations for investment in recent years. China’s Ministry of Commerce statistics shows that China’s non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) rose 14.7 per cent year-on-year to a historic high of US$118.02 billion in 2015. This was the 13th year ofRead More

China is buying Canada: Inside the new real estate frenzy

By Charlie Gillis, Chris Sorensen and Nancy Macdonald Paul Shen can tick off the reasons Mainland Chinese people buy property in Canada as surely as any fast-talking B.C. realtor. Some long to escape the fouled earth and soupy air of their country’s teeming cities, he explains, while others are following relatives to enclaves so well-populated byRead More