New trade directions explored at Trinidad summit

May 22, 2009

“We in Canada under NAFTA would figure out we have to compete with the U. S., so let’s see how we can outdo them and get part of their market. In Bolivia, the Indigenous thinking throughout history has been to look at how everybody in the community can progress together. If I specialize in producing some particular thing, why not acknowledge that in your trade with me, rather than try to produce it as well and beat me at it, or sub-produce it in China and sell it to me.” – Rick Arnold, quoted in a story in Northumberland Today, May 21, 2009

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