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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.