New personal perspectives on issues of concern to business from Mr. Ford. Successful business managers and "their understanding of the impact of national and international politics on the future of private enterprise." Canada and the U.S. addressing the future together with renewed cooperation, understanding, and sensitivity. A brief look at that relationship. The automobile industry used to illustrate problems and concerns of trade and marketing: productivity decline and capital formation; deficit spending and over-taxation; soaring inflation and interest rates; massive trade imbalance, the "problem of maturing industries" or "slow economic rot." How the situation is relevant to Canadian public policy. United States-Japanese relations with regard to the automotive industry: history, problems, and solutions; their improved working relationship. The importance of clear industrial policy with regard to laws, regulations, etc. that will take into account the revitalization of a North American industrial base as a "fundamental goal." Moves towards a North American accord between Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Future cooperation.
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