Canada-Asia Agenda

  • April 15, 2005|Author: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
    Singapore has long been at the leading edge of helping its industry compete and succeed overseas. Now, Singapore’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) will have an additional source of...
  • April 8, 2005|Author: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
    The just-concluded Trade Mission to India led by the Minister of International Trade, Jim Peterson, comes on the heels of several such visits to that country by senior Canadian Ministers. In the past...
  • April 1, 2005|Author: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
    Despite dark economic clouds around soaring commodity prices, fears about Chinese overheating, and questions about the US and Japanese economies, Asia’s economic growth in 2004 was surprisingly...
  • March 24, 2005|Authors: Paul W. Beamish, Anthony Goerzen
    The report explores Japanese foreign direct investment in Canada, noting that Canada's commercial relationship with Japan has declined "significantly" in recent years. Describing this as a "worrying...
  • March 22, 2005|Author: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
    For more than a century, World Expositions have been important commercial and political events, designed to showcase regional and national economic prospects and promote new products and services....
  • March 18, 2005|Author: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
    A new study by Statistics Canada confirms that innovation is a main factor contributing to labour productivity growth, gains in market share and survival in the Canadian manufacturing sector – with R...
  • February 7, 2005|Author: Carin Holroyd
    Canada's commercial relationship with Japan has declined. Japan has lost its place to China as Canada's second-largest trading partner and no longer attracts as much attention as it did a decade ago...
  • January 25, 2005|Author: Yuen Pau Woo
    This report presents the results of a survey conducted by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and the Auto Parts Manufacturers' Association (APMA), conducted in fall 2004. The purpose of the survey...
  • January 20, 2005|Authors: Thomas S. Axworthy, Herman B. Leonard
    This paper looks at the transition in the governance of Hong Kong as it moves from British colony to self-governing Chinese region, and notes the importance of the process for the future of China. It...
  • October 12, 2004|Author: Anna Turinov
    Canada and Japan can look back on 75 years of diplomatic relations that were revived, following the disruption of the war years, primarily through strong trade ties. However, the trade partnership...
  • August 5, 2004|Author: David W. Edgington
    Australia, like Canada, exports raw materials and other products to the Asia-Pacific region, so it provides a useful comparison with Canada in terms how it interacts with Asia. There are many...
  • May 7, 2004|Author: Nizar Assanie
    This report provides the first comprehensive look at Canadian services and investment activity in India. It is based on field research in both India and Canada, and an analysis of trade and...
  • April 13, 2004|Author: Kenny Zhang
    Large-scale immigration from Asia over the past 20 years has seen the emergence in Canada of numerous business associations based on the Asian ethnic roots of their members. This report summarizes...
  • March 2, 2004|Author: Li Shantong
    Revitalization of China's northeast industrial base has become a rallying point for the government of President Hu Jintao as it pursues its goal of transforming China's economy. The northeastern...
  • January 21, 2004|Author: David Ding
    During the 1996 and 2000 presidential election campaigns in Taiwan, tension across the Taiwan Strait increased as Beijing reacted to the campaign rhetoric of pro-independence candidates. In the...
  • December 11, 2003|Author: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
    A sign of Canada's growing accommodation with Asian culture is the mainstreaming of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Appreciation for the 5,000-year-old medical practices of China -- acupuncture,...
  • November 20, 2003|Author: Pitman B. Potter
    The report is one of a series of papers commissioned by APF Canada in response to a dialogue on Canadian foreign policy initiated by Minister of Foreign Affairs Bill Graham. The author points to the...
  • November 19, 2003|Author: Amitav Acharya
    The report is one of a series of papers commissioned by APF Canada in response to a dialogue on Canadian foreign policy initiated by Minister of Foreign Affairs Bill Graham. The author looks at the...
  • November 18, 2003|Author: Michael Szonyi
    The report is one of a series of papers commissioned by APF Canada in response to a dialogue on Canadian foreign policy initiated by Minister of Foreign Affairs Bill Graham. The author looks at some...
  • November 17, 2003|Author: Yves Tiberghien
    The report is one of a series of papers commissioned by APF Canada in response to a dialogue on Canadian foreign policy initiated by Minister of Foreign Affairs Bill Graham. The author looks at the...

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Editorial Committee

  • Brian Job

    Associate Director, Institute of Asian Research, UBC
  • Jean Michel Montsion

    Associate Professor of Multidisciplinary Studies, York University, Glendon College
  • Lynette Ong

    Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto
  • Ito Peng

    Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, University of Toronto
  • Yves Tiberghien

    Director, Institute of Asian Research, UBC

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