Canada and the Asia Pacific: Unsteady interest and opportunities lost

The price of neglect, ineptitude and underperformance has been high.

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In Thailand, Trade Minister Ed Fast leads an ASEAN and APEC trade mission in March.
Daryl Copeland
Published: Wednesday, 07/08/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 07/09/2015 1:35 pm EDT

It is now the received wisdom the dynamic centre of the global political economy is migrating from the North Atlantic to the Asia Pacific. Emblematic of this dramatic example of shifting power and influence is the likelihood of China's economy surpassing that of both the US and the EU within the next decade or two.

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