China, Canada mull free trade talks, to deepen commercial ties
Friday, 23 September 2016 () Canada and China say they will gauge the possibility of free trade talks and deepen commercial links in another sign the two countries are trying to rejuvenate ties. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced plans to study the benefits of a trade pact Thursday after a meeting in Ottawa. The leaders also detailed a list of other agreements that included a longer-term solution to a canola dispute and the resumption of Chinese imports of Canadian beef. The...
On Saturday tens of thousands of people protested in European cities against planned free trade deals with the United States and Canada. According to protestors, the deals would undermine democracy and lower food safety, environmental and labor standards.
Organizers included an alliance of...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's launched exploratory talks toward a free trade deal with China — Canada's second biggest trading partner. FOXNews.com - WorldAlso reported by •NYTimes.com •Wall Street Journal •Reuters
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he has decided to "cross the Rubicon" in his ties with the United States and will open trade alliances and offer... FOXNews.com - WorldAlso reported by •Epoch Times •Seattle Times •bizjournals
BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks for a massive free trade deal between the United States and European Union, the world’s biggest economies, appear to be on the rocks.... Seattle Times - Front PageAlso reported by •Deseret News