Rebooting Canada’s failed NAFTA strategy

By Danny Lam, Research Associate Environment & Security, University of Waterloo. Canada’s NAFTA strategy is in big trouble. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen here meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in February 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick) Canada’s NAFTA strategy is in trouble, to the extent that… Please follow and like us:

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Boeing discussing potential multibillion-dollar takeover of jetmaker Embraer

SEATTLE — Boeing is discussing a potential multibillion-dollar takeover of regional jetmaker Embraer of Brazil, the two companies said Thursday. A deal is by no means certain since the Brazilian government would have to approve the sale of a company considered the crown jewel of the country’s manufacturing sector. A successful transaction would be Boeing’s largest… Please follow and like us:

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Boeing churns out jets and profits, but Air Force tanker’s problems dent earnings

SEATTLE — Though Boeing reported strong profits and cash flow Wednesday, the company’s stock declined as the jetmaker announced yet another charge that added $329 million to the continuing cost overruns on the KC-46 Air Force tanker. Despite that, management expressed great confidence in the company’s strategic trajectory and said Boeing is unfazed by Airbus’s surprise… Please follow and like us:

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Analysis: Analysts pan Boeing strategy in pushing for tariffs on Canada’s smaller jet

SEATTLE — Leading aerospace analysts are being highly critical of Boeing’s push to impose steep tariffs on U.S. sales of Bombardier’s small CSeries passenger jet, saying the case will damage the long-term interests of both Boeing and the U.S. aerospace industry. “The free market and free competition are good for us,” said Adam Pilarski, a senior… Please follow and like us:

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Difficult NAFTA round three set to start in Canada

The third round of talks on revamping NAFTA, which start Saturday in Ottawa, are expected to be punishing as diplomatic tensions mount. Over the course of a week, negotiators will hammer out details of the broad proposals submitted by some 20 working groups during the previous round of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement… Please follow and like us:

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Boeing outsells Airbus at Paris Air Show

SEATTLE — On the final business day of the Paris Air Show, Boeing emerged the clear winner over rival Airbus thanks largely to sales of the 737 MAX. The 737 MAX 10 successfully launched in Paris was “clearly the star of the show,” said Boeing vice president for marketing Randy Tinseth, who said additional Boeing widebody… Please follow and like us:

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