Category: <span>Trade</span>

Aluminum Quotas
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Aluminum Quotas

This past Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Trade Representative announced that after consultations with the Canadian government, the U.S. government had determined they would place the recently imposed 10% tariff on hold, and instead, they would impose a quota system on Canadian aluminum. The U.S. quotas limit Canadian aluminum exports to be between 70,000 and 83,000...

CTCC Statement on Aluminum Tariffs
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CTCC Statement on Aluminum Tariffs

President Donald Trump announced yesterday that he will reimpose tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada, a move that reignites trade tensions just a month after USMCA took effect. The administration’s creation of trade fallouts with America’s key trading partners further increases the commercial risks and uncertainties faced by American companies. The 10% tariff will undoubtedly...

Welcome new Alberta Agent General to Houston
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Welcome new Alberta Agent General to Houston

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Dave Rodney, the new Alberta Agent General to Houston. We look forward to working closely with him to continue improving cross-border commerce. Dave Rodney is a former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and has been appointed by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to promote economic cooperation between their province and...

CTCC Statement on Section 232 Tariffs on Canadian Aluminum
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CTCC Statement on Section 232 Tariffs on Canadian Aluminum

The CTCC exists to strengthen and increase not only the sizable commercial and trade relationship between Texas and Canada, but also to foster travel, tourism, study and closer relationships overall between us.  When the USMCA/CUSMA was ratified by the signatories, the CTCC noted at the time the greatest value provided, after months of rancorous negotiations,...

Statement of the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce on COVID-19-Related Border Issues
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Statement of the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce on COVID-19-Related Border Issues

On March 18, the Governments of Canada and the United States both agreed that the 8,891 kilometre (5,500 mile) border between the two countries would be closed to all but commercial and other essential traffic.  For both countries, this is an extraordinary and unprecedented measure. Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, who also led Canada’s...

Updated Travel Restrictions Between the U.S. and Canada
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Updated Travel Restrictions Between the U.S. and Canada

Effective March 18, 2020, certain travel restrictions were introduced between the United States and Canada in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Covid-19. The restrictions announced include certain exceptions for persons crossing the border for commercial, trade and health-related reasons. Leisure travel between Canada and the United States currently is prohibited. The...

Travel Restrictions Between the U.S. and Canada
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Travel Restrictions Between the U.S. and Canada

The United States and Canada announced on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 that certain travel restrictions will be introduced between the two countries in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Covid-19. Details of the travel restrictions remain unclear at this writing but it appears that there will be exceptions and exemptions for certain...

Discussion with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Economic Development, Victor Fedeli
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Discussion with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Economic Development, Victor Fedeli

February 11, 2020 For Immediate Release Dallas – The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce was pleased to host an intimate round-table with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Economic Development, Victor Fedeli, at The Network Bar on February 10, 2020. The participants included an exclusive panel of CTCC board members and advisory board members as well...

Coming Soon – “New Frontiers: Business Across Borders”
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Coming Soon – “New Frontiers: Business Across Borders”

The CTCC is about Know How. The Canada Texas Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of educational articles on international expansion called “New Frontiers: Business Across Borders.” The series will feature insights and know-how from our leadership team and advisory board. Don’t miss the series. Follow this site...

Due Diligence for Political and Trade Risk Considerations for North American Cross-border Transactions
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Due Diligence for Political and Trade Risk Considerations for North American Cross-border Transactions

Introduction On November 30, 2018, the United States, Canada, and Mexico agreed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) with the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (“USMCA”). The new agreement has been marked by fraught negotiations provisions, resulting in a heightened sense of trade uncertainty for the middle market. In the past, President...