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News Government Manufacturing General
April 29, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 13, 2018  

Trump flip-flops on trade pact, weighs rejoining Pacific Rim deal

Facing pressure from farm-state Republicans afraid of protectionist trade policies leading to trade war with China that would hit rural America.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 13, 2018  

US softens autos demand on NAFTA, explores TPP re entry

Also expressing an interest in re-joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 22, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 9, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 8, 2018  

Canada chasing South American Mercosur trade deal after signing new TPP

Champagne says negotiations with Argentina, Brazil, Uraguay and could begin in earnest in the next 10 days.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 21, 2018  

New TPP could hurt NAFTA talks because of impact on auto sector

Global Affairs Canada analysis predicts lower US imports into Canada.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 12, 2018  

Auto industry skeptical of Canadian TPP side deal on autos with Japan

Trade minister claims Canada won its greatest market access ever into the Japanese market.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
February 2, 2018  

Saputo CEO criticizes Canada’s support of revised TPP trade deal

Says Canada was overly generous by agreeing to the same import quotas for imported cheese.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 24, 2018  

Davos oblivious to one of free trade’s gravest threats in the South Sea

Freedom of navigation that has allowed globalization and free trade to flourish is threatened by China.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 24, 2018  

US defends trade barriers at World Economic Forum in Davos

Meanwhile Canadian, European, Indian leaders champion free trade.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 24, 2018  

Trudeau Liberals urged to shed light on Pacific Rim deal

Critics note tight-lipped manner is reminiscent of their secretive Conservative predecessors and the TPP deal.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 19, 2017  

Manley, CEOs urge Trudeau to join new US-free Trans Pacific Partnership

Start now to replace potentially lost NAFTA access with more diversified trade.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 13, 2017  

How Canada turned to Mexico to fend off TPP pressure from Japan, Australia

Both signalled restraint about signing on to a new agreement; more discussion needed.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 8, 2017  

Canadian government won’t be rushed into signing TPP, Trudeau insists

Canada wants updated agreement to contain progressive chapters on the environment, workers’ and women’s rights.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 6, 2017  

Canada wants TPP changes on IP, supply management, culture

Expected to be a central topic at a meeting of leaders from the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation bloc.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
August 8, 2017  

Getting climate change into NAFTA could prove difficult

The Canadian and US governments are far apart on many environmental issues.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 11, 2017  

Japan to host TPP Pacific Rim trade pact talks, minus the US

Looking for progress on an alternative that does not include America before an Asia-Pacific summit in Vietnam.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
May 29, 2017  

Can the TPP offer a quick fix for NAFTA?

Pacific Rim trade pact could help bring the outdated 23-year-old NAFTA up to the standards of modern era trade agreements.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 23, 2017  

Canada, 10 other countries to proceed with a new TPP, without US

Trade officials say the deal would change significantly without American involvement.

News Manufacturing General
May 11, 2017  

New Zealand ratifies TPP after US withdrawal

Keeping options open but Pacific trade deal will need changes to proceed.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 15, 2017  

Chile Pacific Trade meeting seeks new path after failed TPP

Discussion included senior officials from 12 TPP countries, plus China, Colombia and South Korea.

News Manufacturing General
February 27, 2017  

Asia economies hold trade pact talks after Trump dumps TPP

China is playing a leading role in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 23, 2017  

Canada seeks ‘coalition of the willing’ on Asian trade, post TPP

Government looking at potentially pursuing a separate deal with Japan

News Government Manufacturing General
January 24, 2017  

Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact

Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
December 17, 2016  

Welcome to Trump World

The president-elect’s unlikely victorious bid for the White House points to a likely disruption of global trade and international relationships. That includes Canada.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
December 9, 2016  

Japan ratifies TPP despite Trump’s plan to pull US out

Market opening measures required by the trade pact are seen as a way for Abe to push through difficult reforms.

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 28, 2016  

Japan not ready to abandon TPP; waits to deal direct with Canada

Not reviving yet bilateral trade agreement talks set aside as the TPP progressed.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 23, 2016  

Germany’s Merkel ‘not happy’ Pacific trade pact in danger

She made a wider plea for sticking to a multilateral approach in complicated times.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
November 23, 2016  

TPP needs the US to survive, says Canada’s trade minister

The trade deal can only come into force if ratified by six of the 12 member countries representing 85% of combined GDP

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
November 22, 2016  

US to withdraw from TPP, Trump says in policy plans for first 100 days in office [VIDEO]

Japanese PM says trade deal is “meaningless” without US, adding renegotiations would “disturb fundamental balance of benefits.”

News Manufacturing General
November 22, 2016  

Asia laments Trump rejection of Pacific trade pact

Decline of the 12-nation trade pact could give a boost to alternative initiative promoted by China.