Hugh Stephens, Vice-Chair, CANCPEC
Don Campbell, Co-Chair of PECC and Chair, CANCPEC
Published: December 12, 2013 in Canada-Asia Agenda
On October 18, Canada and the EU announced an agreement on the provisions of a Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA). The concessions that Canada was willing to make for the CETA may indicate a path forward in terms of finding the balance necessary to achieve a winning outcome with Asia Pacific countries, especially through Trans- Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.
This article argues that as Canada proceeds with the TPP negotiations, it must bear in mind some tactical considerations to ensure that it maintains the trade gains achieved through NAFTA, and to gain improved access to other markets. Read more (external link)...