iAffairs Canada is delighted to present Episode 55 of the Policy Talks Podcast. Guest: Jonathan Berkshire Miller, Senior Fellow at the Japan Institute on…
Geopolitical strategies have become just as important as economic efficiency, where states need to work together to protect their supply chains to serve their interests.
Canada has an abundance of critical minerals and needs to establish a supply chain strategy, as other global competitors have already started implementing their strategies. Canada needs to work with like-minded countries such as Japan to further integrate themselves into the Indo-Pacific region.
Despite significant challenges, prioritizing and bolstering the resilience of the Indo-Pacific supply chain is critical for global economic success.
Canada faces new challenges when dealing with its critical mineral supply chain. The Indo-Pacific region offers a new avenue for Canada to diversify and build resiliency in its supply chain by working cooperatively with like-minded countries.
Opportunities to cooperate bilaterally and multilaterally with China have potential benefits for Canada when the two nations are aligned on issues, but Canadians must be clear-eyed about the risks posed by China as well, writes Stephen Nagy.