Due to the U.S. International Trade Commission's recent decision to impose countervailing duties on Canadian exports of supercalendered paper, Canadian paper companies will endure import duties ranging from 17.9 per cent to 20.2 per cent.
Canadian Perspectives on the U.S.
China displaces Canada as largest U.S. trade partner (though China’s bragging rights may be short-lived)
Canada remains the United States’ largest export market accounting for almost 19 per cent of U.S. exports, while China accounts for only 7.4 per cent of total U.S. exports.
Insurers are losing lots of money, and it’s likely that few, if any, will be willing to provide Obamacare health plans beyond another year or two.
If the Canadian vote is at all indicative of broader trends in North America, it comes as good news for Democratic candidates, particularly for the overwhelming front-runner, Hillary Clinton.
In the 1990s and early 2000s, Prime Minister Jean Chretien and Finance Minister Paul Martin cut federal government spending as a per cent of GDP and raised the employment insurance threshold to between 12 and 20 weeks.
When groups are pitted against each other, politics, not markets, determine resource allocation priorities and economic rewards.
The main features of both the Bush plan and Trump plan encompass substantial cuts in personal and corporate income tax rates, reductions in the number of tax brackets and the elimination of specific exemptions and deductions.
Some countries have high domestic levels of innovation but unequal outcomes while others have lower domestic levels of innovation but more egalitarian outcomes.
Health insurers enter and exit markets all the time—they aren't prevented from offering plans in other states.
America's place as a free market, dynamic economy is faltering, with the U.S. now ranking as the 16th most economically free country in the world.
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