Peru FTA in Effect

The much-anticipated Canada-Peru free trade agreement went into effect on Aug.

Published: Wednesday, 08/05/2009 12:00 am EDT

The much-anticipated Canada-Peru free trade agreement went into effect on Aug. 1, International Trade Minister Stockwell Day announced. Canada now has six functioning FTAs, while pacts with Jordan and Colombia have been signed but not yet approved by Parliament. Two-way trade between Canada and Peru reached $2.8 billion last year, while Canadian direct investment into the Latin America country is estimated to be about $2.35 billion.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Embassy. Personal attacks, name-calling, offensive language, and unsubstantiated allegations are not allowed. For more information on our commenting policies, please see our Community Discussion Rules page.

Newcomer Fall 2014

Power and Influence

This Week's Issue
policy briefings