(Amanda Connolly – Global News)
Ahead of trade meetings in Beijing next month, Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr says China wants Canada’s resources — including ‘brainpower.’
But he made no mention of whether they can actually be trusted on how they plan to obtain that.
In an interview with the West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, Carr touted upcoming efforts to reform international trading rules via a conference being held in Canada next week and exactly what he hopes to gain from a series of high-level trade meetings taking place with Chinese counterparts in Beijing in November.
“The Chinese have an interest in accessing Canadian resources,” he said. “We have an interest in talking to the Chinese about our technologies, including our renewable resource technologies, including advanced manufacturing.” Click here to read more.
- Ministers Morneau and Carr to Visit China to co-chair Economic and Financial Strategic Dialogue (Global Affairs Canada)
- Carr, Morneau Plan China Visit to Build Business Ties, But No Free Trade Yet (Canadian Press)
- On China Trade, Canada Should Tread Carefully (Globe & Mail)
- Unstable Strategy Haunts Canada’s China Policy (Global Times)