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Why Canada should boost its economic ties to Saudi Arabia

April 10, 2017     / / /

Saudi Arabia has entered an unprecedented, yet pivotal, time in its modern history. Despite the austerity measures put in place…

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How Canada can boost its international trade game

January 25, 2017    

Omar Allam || Special to The Globe and Mail || Published Thursday, Jan. 05, 2017 As Canada looks for ways to…

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What does the U.S. election mean for exporters? ExportWise interviews Allam Advisory Group CEO Omar Allam

November 8, 2016    

Original article published by EDC ExportWise magazine on November 7, 2016 written by Jennifer Campbell The U.S. election campaign to date…

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A Friday to remember: Surprise Wallonia defence hurts Canada’s chances of clinching historic CETA victory

October 31, 2016    

My op-ed in the The Hills Times on what the collapsed Canada-EU Free Trade Agreement negotiations means for Canada-EU trade,…

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The Path From Diplomat to Global Entrepreneur

August 30, 2016    

Why a public servant on track for a conventionally successful career decided to be his own boss, and why so…

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Ignoring Saudi Arabia is not an option for Canadian companies

August 16, 2016    

Today, Canada has many interests in the Middle East and Gulf Cooperation Council, ranging from trade, defence, development, immigration and…

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A new U.S. president requires rethinking Canada’s export and investment policies

August 4, 2016    

It’s clear Hillary Clinton as president would be a better outcome for Canada’s economy, but either way exporters need a…

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With the Canada-EU free trade agreement (CETA) in peril, Canadian business needs to rally behind Ottawa

July 7, 2016    

The Liberal government has been pressing forward with an aggressive offensive strategy to advance the Canada-European Union trade agreement (CETA)…

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Happy Canada Day! #149

July 7, 2016    

On Canada’s 149th birthday, let us take time to celebrate our great country with family & friends. Conflicts, war and…

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AAG: 2 years later

June 30, 2016    

When I set out to start AAG two years ago, I believed that I could build a culture where people could…

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