trade

EU trade deal ratification process yet to be settled

EU trade deal ratification process yet to be settled

Europe’s national parliaments could play a role in ratifying CETA.


Mexico more open to foreign investment than Canada, declares ambassador

Mexican envoy says reforms to his country’s energy sector mean 'some amount of competition' for Canada when it comes to FDI.


Romania, Bulgaria urge visa-lifting ahead of CETA ratification

Continued visas would make for ‘unpleasant debate’ back home, says Bulgarian ambassador.


The key to Canadian prosperity is processing before exporting

We urgently need decisive political leadership to design and implement value-added policies.



Southeast Asian mission 'next logical step’ in regional courtship

The creation of a dedicated ambassador to the association representing Southeast Asia signals Canada’s commitment to stronger ties both with Indonesia and the region, say analysts.


Canada plans to challenge NAFTA agency's push for oil sands probe

Complaint alleges Environment Canada isn't enforcing the Fisheries Act in the oil sands.


Trade and human rights: not an either-or proposition

Through aid and trade, Canada stands to help Honduras tackle its many challenges.


Canada, EU prepare September summit, raising hopes for CETA

Top negotiators have been meeting in Brussels this week to hammer out what are now described as remaining legalistic issues.



Canada warms to mining-hotspot Madagascar

Fast first Canadian minister to visit post-coup Indian Ocean nation.


Canada pitched trade deal in principle to Caribbean Community: Sources

Deadline passes as Caribbean nations hash out details.


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July 23, 2014