Canada has signed free trade agreements with the US, the US-and-Mexico (NAFTA), Costa Rica, Chile, Israel, Colombia, Peru and EFTA. It has also concluded talks with Jordan.
The government has also signed an Economic Framework Agreement with Japan and about 25 bilateral investment treaties.
Ottawa is currently in bilateral trade deal talks, or in the process of considering them, with Korea, Singapore, India, the so-called "Central America Four" (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua), the Dominican Republic, the Andean Community, CARICOM, Morocco and the EU (CETA).
last update: May 2012
Shortly after the signature of the Canada-EU trade deal, the pork industry shows optimism once again at Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement.
The Canadian Government has introduced legislation to implement a free trade agreement with Ukraine.
The Canada-Hong Kong (HK) Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) entered into force on September 6, 2016.
The prime minister makes mention of his father’s legacy in pursuit of deeper relations with Beijing.
Beijing’s trade agreement with Australia allows Chinese companies to use their own workers. Is Canada next?
The trade deal is seen as politically important given Ukraine’s efforts to escape from Russia’s influence.
Ukrainian officials expect to sign a free trade agreement with Canada on 11-12 July - during Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s official visit to Ukraine.
FIPA sets out respective rights and reciprocal binding obligations for Canada and Hong Kong, including non-discriminatory treatment, minimum standard of treatment and dispute resolutions rules.
Canada and Canadian businesses will be left to grapple with numerous different legal approaches and commitments to GIs arising from domestic rules, the various trade agreements, and side letters with one-third of TPP members.
It’s unclear where China’s requests end and its demands begin.
Canada’s bilateral investment treaties (Foreign Investment Protection and Promotions Acts) and free trade agreements
Canadian Union of Public Employees’s trade webpage
Le Réseau Québécois sur l’Intégration Continentale fait campagne contre les accords de libre-échange