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Lecture 7 - 400.0 500.0 1981 1983 1985 1987 1989 1991 1993 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 Merchandise Trade GDP Trade/GDP = 40(1981 Trade/GDP = 81(2004 3

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1 LECTURE 7 – CANADA IN THE WORLD ECONOMY* Reference: reading 5 from coursepack. { Outline z Time-space compression z A brief history of Canada’s links to the world economy z Canada – US: a special relationship? { Merchandise trade { Foreign direct investment z Canada – China: “Feeding the dragon?” 1 3 A shrinking world?
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2 TIME-SPACE COMPRESSION (3)* 4 Source: Janelle (1968) { Uneven time-space compression? z Investments in transp. / comms. infrastructures largest where demand and financial returns are greatest!! MERCHANDISE TRADE AND GDP GROWTH IN CANADA, 1981-2004* 7 Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM 384-0002 0.0 100.0 200.0 300.0
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Unformatted text preview: 400.0 500.0 1981 1983 1985 1987 1989 1991 1993 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 Merchandise Trade GDP Trade/GDP = 40% (1981) Trade/GDP = 81% (2004) 3 CANADIAN MERCHANDISE TRADE BY REGION, 1999 8 Source: Wallace (2002) CANADIAN MERCHANDISE TRADE BY COMMIDITY GROUP, 1999 9 Source: Wallace (2002) 4 ONTARIO – CANADIAN HEARTLAND OR NORTH AMERICAN REGION STATE?* 10 Source: Wallace (2002) FDI IN CANADA, 1999 11 Source: Wallace (2002) 5 CANADIAN DIRECT INVESTMENT ABROAD, 1999 12 Source: Wallace (2002) 6 CHINESE IMPORTS: FEEDING THE DRAGON (1)* 14 CHINESE IMPORTS: FEEDING THE DRAGON (2)* 15...
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Lecture 7 - 400.0 500.0 1981 1983 1985 1987 1989 1991 1993 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 Merchandise Trade GDP Trade/GDP = 40(1981 Trade/GDP = 81(2004 3

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