For much of the post-World War II period, the U.S. auto industry had an effective oligopoly on U.S. sales—quality plummeted and prices soared.
The U.S. is considering an import tax, of sorts, that would make U.S. exports more profitable and make imports to the U.S. more expensive.
Some of Trump’s pledges could increase the competitiveness gap between the U.S. and Canada, particularly on taxes.
The 1,000 Carrier workers are happy—the unknown future job-losers can only stuff their pink slips in their pockets and wait until next election.
A Trump administration may target Canada’s softwood lumber and livestock exports.
Trump will likely approve the Keystone XL pipeline—a positive development for the Canadian energy industry.
Canada seemingly faces a U.S. administration that subscribes to a naïve mercantilism.
Donald Trump doesn’t understand the benefits of trade, and Hillary Clinton has criticized trade on the campaign trail.