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Chinese Communist Party agreement with B.C. needs federal ‘cues’: Wilkinson

Chinese Communist Party agreement with B.C. needs federal ‘cues’: Wilkinson

BC Liberal Party initiated several trade missions to China between 2013 and 2017 and signed an MOU on that country’s “One Belt One Road” global trade initiative
Beware pitfalls of joint ventures in China: report

Beware pitfalls of joint ventures in China: report

New report sheds light on good, bad partnership models for Canadian tech companies
COVID-19 pandemic puts big dent into Canada's inbound FDI from Asia-Pacific

COVID-19 pandemic puts big dent into Canada's inbound FDI from Asia-Pacific

A recent report shows that inbound foreign direct investment (FDI) from the Asia-Pacific region into Canada in the first half of 2020 has slowed dramatically, owing directly to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Think-tank launches report comparing post-COVID return-to-school measures taken throughout Asia Pacific

Think-tank launches report comparing post-COVID return-to-school measures taken throughout Asia Pacific

With return-to-school protocols being hotly debated here in B.C., the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada has launched a new report looking at how other countries in the region are handling the dilemma.
China is paving its 'belt and road' to British Columbia

China is paving its 'belt and road' to British Columbia

Surrey warehouse part of China's Belt and Road Initiative, say its proponents
Next step in Canada-China relations divides experts

Next step in Canada-China relations divides experts

Top Canadian observers can’t agree on definition of ‘rebooting’ countries’ trade talks
Trade alliance could ease Canada’s China dependence

Trade alliance could ease Canada’s China dependence

The country’s trade future may align with its geopolitical lines on the global stage, observers say
Activist: No easy option for B.C. businesses choosing between stay or leave in Hong Kong

Activist: No easy option for B.C. businesses choosing between stay or leave in Hong Kong

The reality of Hong Kong falling under the full rule of Beijing is that Canadian and B.C.
India beckons as green technology market for B.C.

India beckons as green technology market for B.C.

Changing B.C.’s export strategy can spur a shift towards a greener post-COVID-19 economy, officials say – and the opportunity may be greater with countries where Canadians are comfortable sharing research results and intellectual licences.
Canada urged to welcome Hong Kong’s asylum seekers

Canada urged to welcome Hong Kong’s asylum seekers

Canada needs to act more proactively to provide a safe haven for Hong Kong’s asylum-seekers, Canadian citizens living in the city and businesses looking to flee the Beijing crackdown that is undermining the former British colony’s autonomy.