COOL ruling finally out - What are the next steps?
On October 20, 2014 The World Trade Organization (WTO) again ruled in favour of Canada and Mexico regarding the United States country of origin labelling (COOL) requirements. The ruling indicates that mandatory labels on meat packages identifying where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered were unfair.Oct 23, 2014
Move over China? Not so fast!
The World Bank projects that India will be the world's fastest growing economy by 2017. If true, it would surpass China, the poster child for economic growth for the last ten years. It's an impressive reversal of fortune for India, thanks in large part to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's governmentJan 26, 2015
Agricultural trade’s sweet spots: How does Canada stack up in the world?
Canadian exports of agricultural commodities and food products have opportunities for growth.Nov 7, 2017
Exchange rates and their effect on Canadian exports
J.P. Gervais, explains the relationship between exchange rates and Canadian exports and why Canada remains competitive despite the declining dollar.Sep 7, 2016
China or India: Who'll be bigger for Canadian exports?
JP Gervais and Martha Roberts debate the potential impact to Canadian agriculture exports, of growth in China and India.Oct 4, 2016
Keeping Canadian agriculture competitive
JP Gervais outlines the growing importance of Canada's agricultural innovation and technology in maintaining our competitiveness while feeding a hungry world.Dec 15, 2015
Importance of trade
Hear FCC Chief Agricultural Economist J.P. Gervais explain the role Canada plays in the global market and why Canada is among the most competitive traders in the world.Oct 6, 2016
CPTPP: An exciting opportunity for Canadian red meat
CPTPP will provide new and exciting opportunities for Canadian beef and pork exports in both high value and fast-growing markets.May 15, 2018
Re-writing the Future of Canada’s Share of Global Trade: Part 1
Canada has the opportunity to grow its share of global trade due to increasing wealth in emerging market economies.Nov 9, 2015
FCC Ag Economics: A 2015 Look at Global Trade released today
This year's edition of A Look at Global Trade (ALAGT) examines 20 years' worth of data on Canadian ag-related export values to better understand the impact exchange rate changes has on those values.Nov 16, 2015