EU ambassador hoping for rapid confirmation of observership at growing multilateral forum.
Companies left scrambling at first, but market has bounced back to 'astronomical levels.'
While recent relations have been rocky, China seems the steadiest boat to become Canada’s next great trading partner.
Analysts optimistic that ministerial trips can revive dormant trade negotiations.
The agreement will scrap all import tariffs on the Canadian delicacy.
Ambassador says business groups from both sides have resumed regular meetings after lull.
One proposal suggests merging five job categories into one, which could affect salaries, union make-up.
Shell, BP, Statoil and CNOOC among oil and gas industry signatories calling for carbon pricing.
Clause linking human rights to trade included in deal: EU officials.