Reports

  • June 1, 2015|Author: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
    For more than 10 years, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada's National Opinion Poll has examined Canadian opinion and attitudes towards Canada's engagement with Asia. This year, APF Canada commissioned EKOS to conduct the survey of 1,548 Canadians...
  • May 28, 2015|Author: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
    This booklet illustrates how Asia matters for Atlantic Canada through a series of informative infographics. Exploring the region's merchandise exports and imports, inbound tourism, immigration, and international students coming to the region, this...
  • April 30, 2015|Author: Bree Feng
    Although it has no Arctic territory, China has steadily increased its voice and engagement in the region, particularly during Canada’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council, which began in May 2013 and concluded on April 24. Although it is not entirely...
  • April 16, 2015|Author: Kyae Lim Kwon
    With a vision to “redesign and build a strong carbon-neutral economy,” Ontario is joining British Columbia and Quebec in taking province-wide action on climate change. And it is doing this by putting a price on carbon. As it works out the details,...
  • April 14, 2015|Author: Jeff Kucharski
    Canada faces an uncomfortable energy predicament: internal constraints and developments beyond Canada’s borders increasingly challenge its ability to secure alternative markets for its energy resources. Canada needs to deal with these issues in a...
  • April 13, 2015|Author: Douglas Goold
    This study outlines and assesses the experience of Canadian companies that do business in India, and provides advice to corporate executives and to policy-makers. It is unique because it is based largely on face-to-face, on-the-record interviews...
  • April 7, 2015|Authors: Vivek Dehejia, Rupa Subramanya
    On April 14, a sitting prime minster of India will visit Canada for the first time in more than 40 years. The visit is an opportunity for Canadians to take stock of the changes Modi has ushered in during his first year, and the opportunities and...
  • March 4, 2015|Authors: Dan Ciuriak, Dmitry Lysenko, Jingliang Xiao
    Because of geography and specialization in production, Canada’s provinces are impacted differently by Canada’s free trade agreements. The recently concluded Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) was held up by Korea’s sensitivities in the beef...
  • March 4, 2015|Author: Tiffany Chua
    This report summarizes the findings of the International Seminar on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Open Talent Policies, which was organized by the Chinese Academy of Personnel Science, Southwest Jiaotong University, and the Asia Pacific...
  • February 25, 2015|Author: Erin Williams
    This report summarizes the key findings and recommendations of the "Canada's Asia Challenge: Building Skills and Knowledge for the Next Generation" conference, held in Calgary in October 2014. The report reflects many of the contributions from...
  • February 12, 2015|Authors: Eva Busza, Nathan Allen, Matthew Neckelmann, Tiffany Chua, Kenny Zhang
    As the second phase of a two-part project focusing on intellectual property challenges facing foreign and Canadian businesses in China, this report contains the results and analysis of a survey of 229 Canadian companies actively engaged in China. It...
  • January 29, 2015|Author: Jean Michel Montsion
    Many Singaporean citizens have begun to express frustration with the city-state’s heavily reliance on foreign workers. Specifically, they are taking issue with what they view as the state siding foreigners over locals’ interests and concerns....
  • November 12, 2014|Authors: Heather Kincaide, Clare Richardson-Barlow, Laura Schwartz, Vineeth Atreyesh Vasudeva Murthy
    The Asia-Pacific is the most economically dynamic region in the world and sits at the forefront of global efforts to effectively meet growing energy needs and combat climate change. On April 23–24, 2014, the Pacific Energy Forum gathered leading...
  • October 30, 2014|Author: Wang Tao
    In this report, Wang Tao assesses China as a potential market for Canadian liquefied natural gas (LNG). He provides an overview of the factors impacting demand for LNG in China, China's current LNG projects and licensing processes, factors...
  • October 30, 2014|Author: Ken Koyama
    In this report, Ken Koyama assesses Japan as a potential market for Canadian liquefied natural gas (LNG). He provides an overview of the factors impacting LNG demand in Japan, challenges for LNG procurement, and Canada's strengths and weaknesses as...
  • October 30, 2014|Author: Rajrishi Singhal
    In this report, Rajrishi Singhal assesses India as a prospective liqueified natural gas (LNG) market for Canada. He provides an overview of natural gas and LNG supply and demand in India, factors impacting India's future LNG consumption, and Canada'...
  • October 9, 2014|Author: Yves Tiberghien
    In Hong Kong, a famously non-political metropolis, it has been truly remarkable to see tens of thousands occupying three key locations in the city for over a week with myriads of creative posters, entertainment, and colours. Traffic has been brought...
  • October 8, 2014|Author: Yuezhi Zhao
    October 1, 2014 marked 65 years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China. For the past 35 of those years, China has transformed itself by integrating into the global market system and embracing the newest information technologies. These...
  • October 7, 2014|Authors: Eva Busza, Tiffany Chua, Matthew Neckelmann
    Despite recent improvements in China's regulatory environment, intellectual property rights (IPR) issues continue to be a major problem for most foreign companies doing business there. This report provides an overview of China's changing IPR regime...
  • September 17, 2014|Authors: R. Quentin Grafton, N. Ross Lambie
    Australia has been a major Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exporter in the Asia Pacific region for over 25 years. Canada is currently looking to enter the Asian LNG market, with at least 18 LNG projects currently under proposal. In this report, N. Ross...

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