Details trickle out about cultural exemptions in Pacific Rim trade deal
Includes cultural exemption that specifically includes web content.
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.
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Pacific Rim trade pact could help bring the outdated 23-year-old NAFTA up to the standards of modern era trade agreements.
Magna raises concerns about protectionist trade measures
CEO Don Walker says any border adjustment tax would be negative for the industry.
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.
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.”
Former PM says Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal doomed
Brian Mulroney blames hostility in US congress.
Belgium still holding up EU approval of Canada trade deal
Looking to make further progress at a two-day summit of EU leaders that starts Oct. 20.
Ratification of TPP not on Vietnam assembly’s agenda
Official says thorough preparation needed to ensure Vietnam’s success in participating in the deal.
TPP would give $4.3B boost to economy, federal study says
Country would face estimated GDP losses of $5.3 billion over the same time period if it doesn’t ratify the deal.
Canada pushes for border bill as US lawmakers return to work
Zika research, appointment of a Supreme Court justice, and the TPP trade deal highlight high-profile issues.
Pacific trade pact would deliver modest gains to US
Federal panel says exports would increase, but imports would rise more.
TPP would ‘dilute’ Canadian position in US market
Memo warned the agreement would swing open the doors to America.
Ford Canada CEO to raise concerns over TPP
Dianne Craig also wants the government to subsidies designed to attract more global investment in Canada.