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The CABC is inviting members and interested Canadian businesses and Canadians to submit their views, comments, and suggestions in the ongoing public consultation by the Government of Canada on a renewed Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) strategy to guide the Government of Canada and Canadian companies active abroad with respect to their responsible business activities. The consultation is open from now to 26 Oct 2020, 11:59PM (Pacific Time). Consultation Details The Government of Canada is committed to advancing the responsible business practices of Canadian companies in markets around the world. These consultations on the renewal of the Strategy are an opportunity…
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Economic Ministers from the ten ASEAN Member States and Canada (“the Ministers”) met [virtually] on 29 August 2020 for the 9th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) – Canada Consultations. The Consultations were co-chaired by H.E. Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Industry and Trade, Viet Nam and the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion, and International Trade, Canada. The Ministers held a discussion with representatives of the Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) and noted the CABC’s key advocacy on the need to further enhance ASEAN-Canada trade relations through a free trade agreement. The Ministers commended CABC for working together with the…
From: Daniel Schwanen, Vice-President Research, C.D. Howe Institute, written in partnership with the CABC To: Officials involved in Canada-ASEAN consultations Re: Canada and ASEAN trade agreement can foster economic recovery, development and well-being ASEAN Member States and Canada are contemplating their next steps toward a possible trade agreement, even as they continue to be burdened with the health, economic and social impact of COVID-19. Each country seeks, as a matter of priority, to recover from the devastating economic effects of the pandemic. For economies as trade-dependent as those of ASEAN and Canada, much of that recovery will be shaped over…