Trade Agreements

May 29, 2018

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be largely focused on domestic challenges and above all on winning the next parliamentary election, due to be held by May next year. But with both the U.S.

January 1, 2018

Trade facilitation measures improve the trading environment by reducing transaction costs and thereby increasing the gains from trade.

October 3, 2017

The policy highlights the need for a fair, transparent import and export regime that would enhance production capacity for domestic export markets and attract foreign direct investment (FDI), and the need to adopt trade-facilitating measures, including transparent and efficient procedures for customs cle

September 20, 2017

While many laud the government for taking the initiative of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), some remain cautious of its possible drawbacks for Pakistan. What is important is to analyse what real impact Chinese investment has on our economy – both positive and negative.

April 1, 2017

Political debate and the anxiety it has fueled have created an unfortunate—and inaccurate—impression that trade agreements have destroyed manufacturing and are killing US jobs. A look at the facts reveals a more complex story and points to a different conclusion.

January 1, 2017

This C. D. Howe Institute report examines the possible implications of Trump administration trade policy on trade among the three NAFTA partner countries: Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

April 21, 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) promises to have a modest impact on Canada, according to ground breaking research from the C.D. Howe Institute.

November 14, 2015

MLI writes that Canada stands to benefit from changes to intellectual property protections that a Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement can bring.

September 9, 2015

This report “China Pakistan Economic Corridor: A Primer” brings together, for the first time in Pakistan, facts, policies, perceptions and implementation status at one place about the most important business deal for the country. The report provides a broad overview of the economic significance of economic corridors, identifies parameters of their success, highlights salient features of the institutional and legal framework that governs CPEC, identifies business opportunities alongside the route, highlights concerns from Pakistan’s private sector, updates on the implementation status of CPEC and suggests next steps. The report is based on a review of available literature, background meetings with the senior government officials and representatives from business associations.

August 11, 2015

The EU-U.S. T-TIP Agreement will only be fully successful if it fully maximizes innovation.