Seafood Industry Reacts Positively to Trans-Pacific Trade Deal
Prime Minister Stephen Harper called the tentative Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) the largest-ever deal of its kind.
Twelve nations, including Canada, recently signed on to a deal that would ease trade barriers covering about 40 per cent of the world’s economy.
The proposed agreement reduces or eliminates barriers in a wide range of sectors and could lead to more Canadian exports — notably seafood products. It also entrenches new international trade standards in Asia, setting a ...