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S. Korea, Canada to sign agreement on supply chains of key minerals
South Korea and Canada agreed to expedite their push for signing a memorandum of understanding on key minerals in a move to enhance cooperation on supply chains of secondary cells, electric vehicles and broader industry fields.
Canada to explore a free-trade agreement with Ecuador, in fresh run at lessening reliance on US, China
Canada has been negotiating a trade agreement with the Pacific Alliance, which includes Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and soon Ecuador, since 2017
US may face $15 billion penalty for rejection of Keystone XL pipeline
The Keystone XL pipeline sparked a movement of activism to put people and the climate over Big Oil. After more than a decade of relentless protests and legal battles, President Joe Biden halted the dangerous pipeline on his first day in office.
New Zealand, the ‘Saudi Arabia of milk,’ pushes Canada to live up to trade obligation
New Zealand’s Agriculture Minister has formally requested a binding dispute-settlement panel to resolve the dairy tiff with Canada under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Activists rejoice as Berlin announces exit from controversial energy treaty
The German government has announced its intention to withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty, following similar decisions in other large EU countries, which left activists jubilant.
German parties agree to ratify CETA, quit energy charter
Germany’s ruling coalition parties have agreed a raft of new trade policy measures, including quitting the Energy Charter Treaty and ratifying the CETA agreement.
Ireland must change law to ratify EU-Canada trade deal, court rules
Ireland’s Supreme Court ruled that parliament cannot ratify the European Union’s free trade deal with Canada unless laws are changed, posing a challenge to the coalition government if it wants to avoid the matter going to a referendum.
’Locked out of the Canadian market’: Dairy dispute with Canada takes another step
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern raised concerns Canada was breaking its promises on dairy imports under a trans-Pacific free trade agreement directly with her counterpart Justin Trudeau before escalating the issue.
Containment to Cold War 2.0
Canada should consider non-aligned options for international cooperation focused on decarbonization and climate change, migration, public health, and labour standard across the supply chain.
Canada asking to join US-led Indo-Pacific trade talks
Canadian business leaders for months have urged Ottawa to sign on to the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity negotiations, saying this country should not have been left out of the launch.
Canadian beef sector marks five years of CETA
The Canadian Cattle Association representatives visited Brussels to discuss solutions to address the regulatory obstacles.
Canada strengthens economic cooperation with Jakarta, Indo-Pacific
Ottawa strengthened its trade relationship with Jakarta and the Indo-Pacific region as Canada Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade Minister Mary Ng concluded her two-days long visit to Indonesia to advance at least two economic agreements.
CETA: An attack on health, the environment, consumer protection and democracy
The trade agreement disempowers the European Parliament and strengthens the influence of corporations.
CETA still not fully delivering
The Canadian agriculture sector wants the federal government to make progress on removing technical barriers, five years after the deal was signed.
Canada prefers FTA with Asean over bilateral deal with Philippines
Canada has expressed preference for a free trade agreement with the ASEAN instead of one with the Philippines, dampening the hopes of some groups that a bilateral trade deal between the two countries will be forged.
Five years into Canada-Europe trade deal, full ratification not guaranteed
Canada’s trade deal with the European Union has been operating in draft mode for five years, raising doubts it will ever be formally implemented.
‘FTAs with UK, Canada to be sealed in 2022’
India’s free trade pact negotiations with the United Kingdom are ‘within touching distance’ of a deal and a similar deal along with a bilateral investment treaty with Canada is expected to be concluded by December, its top trade official said.
Canada challenges US softwood lumber duties under USMCA trade pact
International Trade Minister Mary Ng says Canada is formally initiating a challenge against “unwarranted and unfair” U.S. duties on Canadian softwood lumber.
India, Canada to hold negotiations on trade in September
Reaffirming its commitment to an interim trade pact with India, Canada said that the next round of negotiations will be held in September.
Montero Mining seeks CAD$ 90,000,000 in damages from the Tanzanian Government for expropriation of the Wigu Hill project
Montero Mining and Exploration Ltd. is seeking compensation of CAD$ 90 million from Tanzania over the expropriation of the Wigu Hill Rare Earth Element Project.