Apr 24 2017

Taiwanese container shipping line Yang Ming yesterday suspended trading in its stocks on the Taiwanese stock exchange until May 4, to enable it to reduce its equity capital by more than 50%.   This step follows the January announcement that the Taiwanese line was pursuing a number of strategies, including seeking government and private investment in a bid to recapitalize after losing more t...
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TemplateAs CETA looms, Canada braces for the European cheese invasion
Apr 09 2017

This is a big month for our dairy sector. We will soon find out who gets to import that delicious, inexpensive European cheese that is allowed under the newly ratified Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). While some measures were taken last fall by the federal government to make our dairy sector more competitive, the most recent federal budget did not add anythin...
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'We are ready': Canada-Europe trade deal set to kick in, mostly, by July 1
Mar 27 2017

After many delays as the EU ratified CETA, Europe is waiting for Canada to implement the agreement  By Janyce McGregor, CBC News Posted: Mar 27, 2017 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017 5:07 AM ET   Proponents of Canada's trade deal with the European Union will soon find out if eight years of negotiations and lobbying were worth it. Canada is preparing t...
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EU expects Canada to ratify CETA in coming weeks, official says
Mar 21 2017

By Staff The Canadian Press   OTTAWA – The European Union’s trade chief says she expects Canada to ratify a landmark free trade agreement within weeks. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says she expects the Canada-EU pact to stand as an example of the merits of free trade for the protectionist Donald Trump administration in Washington.   To read the...
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3D Printing Is Already Starting To Threaten The Traditional Spare Parts Supply Chain
Mar 06 2017

POST WRITTEN BY Gilles Roucolle and Marc Boilard Gilles Roucolle is European Transportation Practice Leader. Marc Boilard is in the automotive practice. Both are partners based in Paris.   The race is on to use 3D printing to produce small-series parts, on demand and on location, for industries from aerospace to automotive. At stake is the shape of a $400 billion market for spare parts m...
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