Category: Trade

Packed Houses at “Doing Business in Canada” Programs in Houston and Dallas
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Packed Houses at “Doing Business in Canada” Programs in Houston and Dallas

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce hosted back-to-back “Doing Business in Canada” standing-room-only events in Houston and Dallas. Speakers from the Canadian law firm of Blakes, Bank of Montreal, Savills Studley, Cole International, Weinstein Spira, Investissement Quebec, and the Consulate of Canada offered know-how on expanding cross border business. We would like to thank each of...

Doug McCullough on The McCuistion Program
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Doug McCullough on The McCuistion Program

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce’s Doug McCullough joined Dennis McCuistion on The McCuistion Program for a discussion about Trade Wars: NAFTA and Beyond. The episode premiered on October 14, 2018 on the PBS channel and is available for viewing here.

United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
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United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada announced the completion of negotiations toward a new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). While economists and trade lawyers on both sides of the border will spend the next few weeks debating the many minor changes the new agreement makes to the existing North American Free Trade...

NAFTA without Canada a bum deal for Texas
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NAFTA without Canada a bum deal for Texas

SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS – AUGUST 31, 2018 In a surprising move, President Donald Trump announced Monday that the United States has come to a bilateral “understanding” with Mexico on what might replace NAFTA. The details of the understanding, which must be ratified by Congress to become law, are still unclear. According to reports, President Trump...

Doug McCullough: Canada’s potential exclusion from any new U.S. trade deal could result in the nation implementing costly tariffs that would hit Texas business.
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Doug McCullough: Canada’s potential exclusion from any new U.S. trade deal could result in the nation implementing costly tariffs that would hit Texas business.

CTCC Director Doug McCullough was recently interviewed by the Texas Tribune for their article: How excluding Canada in Trump’s new trade deal could hurt Texas As Canadian leaders scramble to persuade President Donald Trump to not exclude them from trade negotiations, a trade expert says that shunning America’s northern neighbor could hit Texans in the...

The Coalition to Keep Trade Free
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The Coalition to Keep Trade Free

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce is pleased to join the Coalition to Keep Trade Free. “For more than two decades NAFTA has helped to drive the economic growth and prosperity of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Businesses in all three countries have benefited from the free flow of goods and services across our borders. Unfortunately,...

Dodge Charger and Cadillac XTS Among Cars that Would Be Hit By Trump’s ‘National Security’ Tariffs
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Dodge Charger and Cadillac XTS Among Cars that Would Be Hit By Trump’s ‘National Security’ Tariffs

Recently, President Donald J. Trump threatened to impose tariffs under Sec. 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 on Canadian Vehicles if Canada does not agree to a new NAFTA deal. Recent reports indicate Trump intends to replace NAFTA with a bilateral agreement with Mexico.  If the president follows through with his threatened tariffs, don’t...

The End of NAFTA? President Trump Threatens to End NAFTA
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The End of NAFTA? President Trump Threatens to End NAFTA

In a surprising move, President Trump has come to a bilateral “understanding” with Mexico which might replace NAFTA. The details of the understanding, which must be ratified by Congress, are still unclear. According to reports, President Trump has indicated he may terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement and replace it with the new work-in-progress...

US Considers Tariffs on North American Cars Due to National Security Fears
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US Considers Tariffs on North American Cars Due to National Security Fears

According to the Wall Street Journal, President Donald Trump recently threatened to impose tariffs on Canadian manufactured vehicles under the guise of a national security threat. US automakers do not support the Section 232 tariffs because automakers like GM, Ford and Chrysler manufacturer automobiles on both sides of the border and leverage a cross-border supply-chain...

CTCC at Calgary’s Global Petroleum Show
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CTCC at Calgary’s Global Petroleum Show

Tobias McFaul, Jim Mochulsky and Doug McCullough represented the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary. Our Houston directors had the opportunity to meet with Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos. We look forward to building more relationships in Calgary and beyond. GPS attendees asked us several times about the CTCC...

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