US grilled on Canada trade

Senior US officials were pressured on allowing Canada to participate in Trans-Pacific Partnership talks, the Canadian Press reported. Canada, Japan, and Mexico have all been courting the US to allow them into the TPP discussions, and members of the Obama administration have been grilled repeatedly this week about Canada's potential spot at the table. Some experts believe the TPP could have more economic clout than the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Published: Wednesday, 06/13/2012 12:00 am EDT

Senior US officials were pressured on allowing Canada to participate in Trans-Pacific Partnership talks, the Canadian Press reported. Canada, Japan, and Mexico have all been courting the US to allow them into the TPP discussions, and members of the Obama administration have been grilled repeatedly this week about Canada's potential spot at the table. Some experts believe the TPP could have more economic clout than the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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