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US chemical industry overreaches by invoking USMCA
The plastics industry is using the promise of its future voluntary cooperation to postpone or bar more effective regulatory measures - relying on language in the USMCA to make its case.
Environmental impacts of free trade deal with Brazil ignored by review, advocates say
A federal environmental assessment of a proposed trade deal between Canada and the Mercosur countries ignores major environmental and human rights violations in Brazil, environmental advocates say.
Nigeria seeks review of investment agreement with Canada
Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Canada has called for the review of the investment agreement between Nigeria and Canada.
CETA deal has delivered lopsided trade flows: CAFTA
Canadian exporters are fed up with the EU using non-tariff trade barriers, red tape, and protectionist measures to keep Canadian products out of the Union.
Business groups warn ’clock is ticking’ for Canada-UK trade deal
According to Canadian International Trade Minister’s office, officials now are working toward a "transitional agreement" to minimize disruptions for businesses and workers.
Canada drops free trade talks with China: The Globe and Mail
A trade agreement between Canada and China is no longer worth pursuing, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister said.
Amazon, Bolsonaro, cattle: the ABC’s of destruction
The Amazon is under attack but the Canadian government plans to continue negotiating a Canada-Mercosur free trade agreement with Brazil. But you can do something about it.
UK must lower expectations in post-Brexit negotiations with Canada: trade experts
The UK wants an agreement like CETA or better, but it needs to understand it has less to offer since leaving the European Union.
UK-Canada trade deal back in focus as talks restart
Hopes of securing a post-Brexit free trade deal with Canada were given a boost after trade secretary Liz Truss announced the UK had kickstarted discussions.
Barrick to appeal lost challenge over PNG mining rights
Barrick Gold Corp has lost a court challenge in Papua New Guinea over rights to a highlands gold mine and intends to appeal to the country’s Supreme Court.
Barrick to fight PNG’s attempt to grant Porgera lease to state-backed miner
Canada’s Barrick Gold said it would challenge the Papua New Guinea government alleged move to grant a 20-year lease for the Porgera gold mine to a state-backed firm.
Ukraine’s ambassador, Canada’s trade minister discuss updates to free trade agreement
Canada and Ukraine are committed to modernize the free trade agreement.
End the Canada Israel free trade agreement
On Sunday a demonstration is planned in Montréal against the Canada Israel Free Trade Agreement. Under the banner “Against Israel’s annexation of the Jordan Valley.
Canadian miner’s multi-million dollar suit against Kazakhstan dismissed
An international tribunal has dismissed a nearly $1 billion claim against Kazakhstan brought by a Canadian junior miner over a botched deal to operate gold mines in the country.
Talks to begin with parties after rejection of CETA
The government will initiate a round of deliberations with political parties here after the House plenum voted against ratifying the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada.
Lupaka secures financing for its arbitration claim under the Canada-Peru free trade agreement
Lupaka Gold Corp. reports that it has entered into an arbitration funding agreement for up to USD$4.1 million to support the company’s arbitration claim against Peru.
Cyprus blocks EU-Canada trade deal because of Halloumi
There is a new hurdle for the CETA economic agreement between the EU and Canada – this time from Cyprus. The country is concerned about the sale of agricultural products.
Brazil optimistic about a Mercosur free trade accord with Canada
An estimate by Brazil´s Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) points out that the conclusion of a free trade agreement between Mercosur and Canada has the potential to increase Brazilian export revenues of agricultural products by US$7.8 billion.
Can CARICOM-Canada Trade And Investment Flows Be Revitalised?
Canada, although having a long-standing relationship with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and its Member States, being in the hemisphere and the Commonwealth and the third major trading partner, does not usually generate much attention and scrutiny in the region. The planned visit by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in February, as Canada campaigned for a seat on the United Nations (UN) Security Council, sparked region-wide media interest. This visit was postponed. Canada was unsuccessful in its bid for a non-permanent seat on the Security Council.
A Canadian mining company is threatening to sue Mexico to avoid paying taxes... and is asking Canada to help them do it
Already, Mexico’s progressive reforms have made it an ISDS target. First Majestic, a Canadian silver mining company has been threatening Mexico for the last few years, under NAFTA’s Chapter 11.