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TPP-11 trade officials to meet in Toronto this week, explore ‘potential next steps’

May 2, 2017 at 12:03 AM
Senior trade officials from the 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership countries are gathering for meetings in Toronto this week to discuss “potential next steps” for the agreement ahead of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation trade ministers’ summit in Vietnam later this month. A Canadian embassy spokeswoman told Inside U.S. Trade in a statement that Canada offered to host the May 2-3 meeting, stressing the importance of the Asia-Pacific region for Ottawa’s economy. “Canada is a strong supporter of progressive free trade and...

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