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Canada/United States trade and investment issues

Canada/United States trade and investment issues

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Published by Ontario Economic Council in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

  • Canada,
  • United States,
  • Canada.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Investments, American -- Canada.,
    • Investments, Canadian -- United States.,
    • Canada -- Commerce -- United States.,
    • United States -- Commerce -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Deborah Fretz, Robert Stern, and John Whalley.
      SeriesCanadian trade at a crossroads series, Special research report / Ontario Economic Council,, Special research report (Ontario Economic Council)
      ContributionsFretz, Deborah., Stern, Robert Mitchell, 1927-, Whalley, John.
      LC ClassificationsHF3228.U5 C37 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 496 p. :
      Number of Pages496
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2292866M
      ISBN 100772902798
      LC Control Number86162588

      regional trade agreements (RTAs) in force or in negotiation, over include competition-policy related provisions. About 80% of the over have been negotiated in the last decade and are part of a trend for ‘deeper’ RTAs which often include articles for liberalizing trade in services, investment, labour and other trade-related provisions. The Canada-United States of America Free Trade Agreement, ("FTA"), was signed on October 3, ,1 after months of intensive negotiations, years of planning and decades of consideration.2 The FTA '* OF THE ONTARIO BAR. CANADA I. The official legal text of the FTA was signed by President Ronald Reagan and.

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Inthe United States, Mexico and Canada created the largest free trade region in the world with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), generating economic growth and helping to raise the standard of living for the people of all three member countries.

By strengthening the rules and procedures governing trade and investment, this. Canada is the second-largest trading partner of the United States, and U.S.-Canada bilateral trade supports millions of jobs in each country.

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The United States has a services trade surplus of an estimated $28 billion with Canada inup % from Investment. U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Canada (stock) was $ billion ina % increase from U.S. direct investment in Canada is led by manufacturing, nonbank holding companies, and finance and insurance.

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