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.
US defends trade barriers at World Economic Forum in Davos
Meanwhile Canadian, European, Indian leaders champion free trade.
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.
Beware of trade xenophobia
What’s going on out there with global trade? Seems…
Another bump in the road
TPP auto parts concessions cut deeper than advertised.
(Sort of a) done deal
Canada, 11 partner nations finalize massive agreement.
TPP an economic opportunity, not a guarantee
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