Canada sought to reassure Japan in TPP letter

Ottawa keen to create lumber trade committee.

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Centerm terminal, Vancouver.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Friday, 02/19/2016 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Friday, 02/19/2016 11:16 am EST

The creation of a forestry committee and reassurance for Japanese companies were the reasons behind Canada’s side letter with Japan in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, says Canada’s lead negotiator. 

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