ASEAN, China, other partners sign world’s biggest trade pact
Accord will take already low tariffs on trade between member countries still lower, over time, and is less comprehensive than CPTPP.
Dairy farmers facing losses due to CUSMA will be compensated: Trudeau
They’ve received a multi-year commitments for trade deal losses from EU and Pacific Rim agreements, but not North American deal.
US signs limited deal with Japan on ag, digital trade
U.S. farmers have been operating at a disadvantage in Japan since Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
Abe, Trudeau tout trade gains without US in Pacific Rim pact
Canadian PM says the agreement has given farmers an advantage over their American counterparts.
Future of WTO splits leaders at Asia Pacific summit
The Liberals have been championing changes to the World Trade Organization (WTO), which has drawn the ire of US President Donald Trump.
US, China trade barbs on tariffs as Trudeau meets with ASEAN leaders
Trade dispute is over American complaints that Beijing provides deep state subsidies for its businesses, and intellectual property theft.
Canada wants free trade deal with ASEAN nations: Trudeau
…but experts suggest it could take years to finalize an agreement with the 10-nation bloc.
Trudeau lays down challenge to companies in bid to boost trade with Asia [UPDATED]
ASEAN region is nearly 650 million people and already Canada’s sixth-biggest trading partner.
Japan’s auto OEMs: Their rising influence in Canada’s industry
The Japanese brand is expanding its footprint amid changing trade conditions.
CPTPP gets a red flag: Many in the auto industry are concerned
They warn of NAFTA complications, but Japanese OEMs say the trade deal will level the playing field.
US taking another look at TPP after other priorities
The deal aimed at streamlining trade and slashing tariffs was renamed the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership.
North American businesses are bullish on NAFTA prospects: HSBC
But global survey of firms finds executives are concerned about protectionist policies.
No special treatment for US if it wants to rejoin TPP: official
Senior Trump administration officials have said recently they’re looking at ways to possibly rejoin the pact.