School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

Will USMCA boost Trump's efforts to isolate Beijing?

October 4, 2018
This article appeared in The Financial Post with comments by Robert Wolfe, Professor  Emeritus in the School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University


Previous trade talks with China went off the rails when Beijing resisted Canadian efforts to add provisions on the environment, human rights, labour and gender issues. Those differences haven’t gone away, suggesting a full-scale free trade agreement wasn’t coming soon, argues Robert Wolfe, professor emeritus at Queen’s University, who has studied Canada’s international trade policy for several decades.

Read the full article in The Financial Post

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