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March deadline for Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, Malcolm Turnbull says
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is prepared to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal with or without Canada and Mexico
Canada is the great unknown as TPP 11 talks near goal
Cultural and auto issues remain obstacles to reviving Pacific trade pact.
NAFTA’s Chapter 11 dispute mechanism too costly for Canada at $314M, says report
Canada is currently facing eight active investor-state claims that combined seek more than $475 million in damages.
TPP seen critical for beef sales growth in Japan
The beef export from Canada to Japan and other parts of Asia has increased significantly. But, if Canada chooses to opt out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Canadian beef producers could lose millions of dollars.
Europe reaps Canada’s wheat belt
A new trade agreement between the EU and Canada is expected to increase bilateral trade by USD 14 billion.
People and the planet before profit!
Montréal rally on NAFTA on January 27, 2018 at 12pm.
Indonesia to start trade talks to boost exports
Indonesia seeks to initiate negotiations on trade agreements under both bilateral and regional schemes this year to help jack up the country’s exports.
A role for Indigenous peoples in Canada’s trade talks
International trade has long had an impact on the livelihoods of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
Intellectual property rights in trade – to be rethought?
After two decades of intellectual property regimes in trade agreements, one could have some second thoughts.
Chinese trade deal would take Canada to the cleaners
Engagement with China on Canadian terms is a fool’s errand.
Bear Creek wins C$30.4m award in international arbitration against Peru
The arbitrators agreed with the company that Peru had breached its obligations to the company under the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement when it expropriated the company’s Santa Ana silver project, in 2011.
Canada, China fail to reach agreement on starting trade talks
Canada and China stopped short of launching free trade negotiations, agreeing instead to extend exploratory talks toward a deal.
Canada’s indigenous and environmentalists warn against a potential trade deal with China
Canadian activists call on their government to consider First Nation and ecological interests over those of multinational corporations.
India, Canada look for breakthrough on free trade agreement
Trade ministers of India and China met in New Delhi are looking for another round of talks at the expert level before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s India visit
Crystallex International, Venezuela settle US$1.2B mine dispute
Crystallex International Corp. and Venezuela agreed to settle a US$1.2 billion dispute over the 2011 nationalization of a gold deposit in the South American nation.
Justin Trudeau set to head to China in December to open free trade talks
The belief that Canadian exporters need to have preferential access to growing Asian markets like China is considered worth the risk that launching negotiations may upset the Trump administration.
‘India-Canada foreign investment protection pact is ready to be signed’
Canadian International Trade Minister bullish on growing trade ties with New Delhi.
Canada takes softwood lumber dispute with US to NAFTA appeal panel
Canada is turning to the North American Free Trade Agreement in its bid to stop US duties on Canadian softwood lumber.
Ottawa files lawsuit in dispute over broken northern Manitoba rail line
Ottawa filed a lawsuit against the owners of a broken rail line in northern Manitoba hours after the company said it would file a complaint against the federal government under the North American Free Trade Agreement.
India, Canada may ‘trade off’ wish lists
Upcoming trade talks will see both sides discussing issues such as high pulses tariff, travel curbs.