Canada set to enter talks to expand EFTA trade deal, say envoys

Deal covers non-EU members Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.

Iceland Foreign Ministry Photo
A photo from the third Joint Committee meeting between Canada and the EFTA on May 5, 2014.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 01/13/2016 12:00 am EST

Canada and four European partners are preparing to step up talks on an expanded trade agreement this year, with potential implications for Canada’s dairy, beef and pharmaceutical sectors, says the Swiss deputy head of mission in Canada.

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