Category: <span>Trade</span>

What Biden Means for North American Trade
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What Biden Means for North American Trade

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce hosted our Virtual Trade Panel on Wednesday, March 3rd at 12:00 PM CST. The panel was moderated by Doug McCullough and featured panelists Clark Packard of the R Street Institute and Sean Speer of the University of Toronto and Public Policy Forum. This was a discussion about what the Biden...

CETA: A Gold Standard for Free Trade Agreements, and a Sign of a Shift in World Politics
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CETA: A Gold Standard for Free Trade Agreements, and a Sign of a Shift in World Politics

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is the biggest move Canada has made in the world of free trade agreements since the original NAFTA in the late 90s. Derived from a government study commissioned in 2008 called “Assessing the costs and benefits of a closer EU-Canada economic partnership”, CETA outlines new standards for trade in almost all...

Virtual Trade Panel featuring Clark Packard and Sean Speer
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Virtual Trade Panel featuring Clark Packard and Sean Speer

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend our Virtual Trade Panel on Wednesday, March 3rd at 12:00 PM CST. The panel will be moderated by Doug McCullough and features panelists Clark Packard of the R Street Institute and Sean Speer of the University of Toronto and Public Policy Forum.  This will be a discussion...

Trade in North America Under a New Administration
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Trade in North America Under a New Administration

The State Bar of Texas International Law Section is hosting a one-hour CLE panel to discuss trade in North America and CTCC Director, Doug McCullough will be sharing his expertise. On January 22, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CST, the State Bar of Texas International Law Section is hosting a one-hour CLE panel to discuss trade...

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,...