Pacific Rim trade pact could help bring the outdated 23-year-old NAFTA up to the standards of modern era trade agreements.
Gesture designed to remind federal Trade Minister Ed Fast of a promise to “preserve the integrity of the supply management system.”
Annual trade in the 201 products covered by the deal is valued at over $1.3 trillion.
CME CEO Jayson Myers says he is confident the deal will bode well for Canadian manufacturers.
The deal’s state of play is now closer to Canada’s liking, the trade minister says.