China will avoid decoupling amid tension with US, Europe: Xi
Promised to open China’s market wider but no initiatives to respond to complaints it improperly subsidizes and shields technology.
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.
Canada’s Kennedy to yesterday’s man: John Turner dead at 91
Former PM died peacefully in his sleep at home in Toronto on Sept. 18
Pandemic medical supplies scramble highlights new perils to free trade
It could well emerge from the COVID-19 outbreak on life support, if it manages to survive at all.
Ascent of Boris heralds stormy economic, political seas for Canada
More disruption with two of its top allies with unpredictably populist men who appear fond of each other.
Canada to align with American timeline for USMCA free trade pact: PM
But only 20 sitting days left in the parliamentary calendar before the House of Commons rises for the summer.
EU-Canada trade deal gets green light from legal adviser
Critics of law maintained dispute settlement clauses would give too much power to multinationals at cost of independence of EU member states.
Morneau hopes new NAFTA deal signed next week, stresses tariff issue is separate [UPDATED]
He says Canada is working with the U.S. to solve the tit-for-tat tariff dispute; won’t make one set of negotiations contingent on another.
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.
Canada still hopes to secure free trade deal with China
Carr says China’s interest in so many Canadian products could ultimately lead to a comprehensive agreement.
US ‘might’ lift tariffs once new trade deal is signed: incoming Mexican foreign minister
Marcelo Ebrard offered few details Monday on the timing of the trade pact’s ratification.
Canada open to growing trade with China now USMCA is a done deal: PM
Trudeau says despite “reciprocal” clause in deal, Canada can do business with whom it pleases.
China attacks provision of new USMCA deal said to be aimed at Beijing
Provision requires an USMCA member country to provide notice to the other two partners if it plans free trade talks with a “non-market” economy.
The winners and losers in the new NAFTA
The new deal is preferable to economic chaos.
NS introduces bill implementing Canadian Free Trade Agreement
Includes provisions for binding dispute resolution and labour mobility enforcement.