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.
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.
US softens autos demand on NAFTA, explores TPP re entry
Also expressing an interest in re-joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
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.
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.
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.
New TPP could hurt NAFTA talks because of impact on auto sector
Global Affairs Canada analysis predicts lower US imports into Canada.
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.
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.
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.
US defends trade barriers at World Economic Forum in Davos
Meanwhile Canadian, European, Indian leaders champion free trade.
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.
Manley, CEOs urge Trudeau to join new US-free Trans Pacific Partnership
Start now to replace potentially lost NAFTA access with more diversified trade.
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.
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.