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Economic Digest – June 2018

REMITTANCES Migrants from low-and-middle-income countries sent home US$466-billion in 2017 an increase of 8.5% on the year earlier. That followed two consecutive years of decline....

Tariffs on steel, aluminum, and other products

May 31, 2018 – From the Department of Finance Website: Notice of intent to impose countermeasures action against the United States in response to tariffs...

Economic Digest – May 2018

THERMAL A tiny North Atlantic island known best for icebergs, geysers and volcanoes is helping China fight pollution. Iceland has just signed the biggest deal...

Economic Digest – April 2018

BRICKS Sales and profits of Lego fell for the first time in 13 years because of too much stock in warehouses and shops. 75-billion bricks...

Economic Digest – March 2018

MARCH 2018 AVOCADO Avocado is fast becoming America’s favourite fruit. Although domestic production has stayed flat, imports have more than trebled over the past ten...

Economic Digest – February 2018

CLAIMS Insurers will have to pay claims of around US$135-billion for 2017, following a spate of hurricanes, earthquakes and fires in North America. German insurer...

Economic Digest – January 2018

DRONES One of China’s biggest online companies wants to deploy a fleet of drones in Canada to airlift seafood from East Coast processing plants to...

NAFTA 2018 Renewals

NAFTA 2018 Renewals Please provide us with your 2018 NAFTA certificate by December 31st. It is mutually beneficial to ensure your suppliers have completed a...