Canada and Mexico's big trade win

Like all good friends, Canada, the US, and Mexico sometimes get into squabbles. Luckily, they have a panel of unbiased trade experts on-hand to help resolve them.
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Europe agrees on world’s first carbon border tax

European Union countries agreed on the details of the world’s first carbon border tax over the weekend, a deal one negotiator described as “the biggest climate law ever in Europe,” per the Financial Times.

What happened: The EU’s new Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) will force companies to pay a tax on goods imported from countries without carbon pricing.
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No grain in the rain

Most Canadians know it rains a lot in Vancouver, but what you might not know is that every time it does, Canada’s grain supply chain essentially comes to a screeching halt. 
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Creating OPEC, but for nickel

Nearly a month after floating the idea of a so-called “OPEC for nickel,” Indonesia, the world’s largest nickel producer, is now recruiting Canada (the sixth-largest) for membership.
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You've got a friend in me

The hot new trend in global trade: “Friendshoring,” which means shrinking economic ties with countries you disagree with, and increasing them with nations you’d grab a beer with. 
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Canada wants in on Indo-Pacific

After the slap in the face that was being left out of the US’s Indo-Pacific trade framework earlier this year, Canada is revamping efforts to increase its influence in the region.
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South Korea visits Canada

Forget maple syrup and Tim’s franchises—the Canadian exports everyone’s clamouring for these days are critical minerals and natural gas. 

The latest country to express interest? South Korea.
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Uncensoring the cloud

Rumble, a video site that bills itself as a free speech alternative to YouTube, is planning to use the cash injection from its public offering to build its own cloud service and ad network.
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Coffee prices are over-caffeinated

Poor harvests in Brazil may start hitting your wallet where it hurts most: Your daily cup of joe. 
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Europe's rivers are running dry

Extreme heat and low rainfall threaten to dry up a key part of the Rhine river, blocking passage through one of Europe’s most important shipping routes.
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