Reports

  • May 4, 2017|Author: Sung-Young Kim
    A profound shift toward a clean energy future has been underway in Asia over the past decade. The industrial giants of China, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and India are the main players in these economy-wide transitions. These countries have all made various commitments toward low-carbon-emitting,...
  • April 26, 2017|Author: John Blaxland
    Canada and Australia have been diverging paths in the extent to which Asia is prioritized in their trade and foreign policies. Is greater co-operation now in order?
  • April 25, 2017|Author: Shiro Armstrong
    In late 2015, Australia and China a Free Trade Agreement, a landmark agreement and the first of its kind for China. As Canada considers an FTA with China, what lessons can be learned from Australia's experience?
  • January 31, 2017|Author: Dr. Iris Jin
    Immigrants have made great contributions to Canada’s economic development in its history of 150 years. As a recent APF Canada article pointed out, the Canadian government has called for an increase in annual immigration to ensure Canada’s future economic growth in the face of an aging population...
  • January 31, 2017|Author: Linda Qian
    “The way I see it, immigrants generally have three options when they arrive in Canada: study, settle down, and work. When I first came to this country two years ago, it was clear to me that if I wanted to settle down, I would have to work. Simply finding a job, however, was not the difficult part....
  • January 31, 2017|Author: Yingqiu Kuang
    In a two-storey office building in Burnaby, British Columbia, Jack He and his team are hard at work. They are busy finalizing the marketing strategy of their newly finished skincare product line, organizing healthy meal events, and preparing to initiate a new round of capital raising. As a young...
  • January 31, 2017|Author: Yingqiu Kuang
    “I still remember, when I first invited people to taste my Yanjing beer in the early 2000s, most Canadians declined. They were concerned with the quality and teased that it might be poisonous,” Guo Shu says, laughing. “But now, they are very thankful that I’ve brought this country new spirituous...
  • January 31, 2017|Author: Linda Qian
    In 2013, Leon Lu founded his seafood company, SeaAlliance, with its flagship “O2O” – online-to-offline – delivery service and FreshOTO online community. Although established in Vancouver, SeaAlliance and FreshOTO were inspired by two Chinese phenomena: the implementation of the “Internet Plus”...
  • January 30, 2017|Author: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
    Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the lifeblood of Canada’s economy. Today we have over 1.1 million SMEs in the country. They constitute more than 99 per cent of Canadian business and employ more than 90 per cent of workers in the private sector. Promoting their capacity and growth is...
  • January 29, 2017|Author: Dr. Gerhard Apfelthaler
    With the objective of learning from the rich experiences and lessons that other countries have gained from small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) export assistance programs, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada presents a new research report series, “Going Global.” To read the entire report,...
  • January 29, 2017|Author: Dr. Carlyle Farrell
    With the objective of learning from the rich experiences and lessons that other countries have gained from small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) export assistance programs, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada presents a new research report series, “Going Global.” To read the entire report,...
  • January 27, 2017|Author: Dr. Gerhard Apfelthaler
    With the objective of learning from the rich experiences and lessons that other countries have gained from small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) export assistance programs, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada presents a new research report series, “Going Global.” To read the entire report,...
  • January 27, 2017|Author: Dr. Gerhard Apfelthaler
    With the objective of learning from the rich experiences and lessons that other countries have gained from small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) export assistance programs, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada presents a new research report series, “Going Global.” To read the entire report,...
  • January 27, 2017|Author: Dr. Kenneth Grant
    With the objective of learning from the rich experiences and lessons that other countries have gained from small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) export assistance programs, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada presents a new research report series, “Going Global.” To read the entire report,...
  • January 27, 2017|Author: Dr. Carlyle Farrell
    With the objective of learning from the rich experiences and lessons that other countries have gained from small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) export assistance programs, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada presents a new research report series, “Going Global.” To read the entire report,...
  • January 27, 2017|Author: By Dr. Gerhard Apfelthaler
    With the objective of learning from the rich experiences and lessons that other countries have gained from small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) export assistance programs, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada presents a new research report series, “Going Global.” To read the entire report,...
  • January 27, 2017|Author: Dr. Howard Lin
    With the objective of learning from the rich experiences and lessons that other countries have gained from small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) export assistance programs, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada presents a new research report series, “Going Global.” To read the entire report,...
  • January 27, 2017|Author: Dr. Kenneth Grant
    With the objective of learning from the rich experiences and lessons that other countries have gained from small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) export assistance programs, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada presents a new research report series, “Going Global.” To read the entire report,...
  • January 27, 2017|Author: Dr. Gerhard Apfelthaler
    With the objective of learning from the rich experiences and lessons that other countries have gained from small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) export assistance programs, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada presents a new research report series, “Going Global.” To read the entire report,...
  • December 21, 2016|Author: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
    China's energy strategy has traditionally been linked to its economic development agenda. Securing energy to meet domestic requirements remains a high priority today. While China is currently experiencing a reduction in energy demand growth, even moderate growth translates into substantial absolute...

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