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Trade minister: Canada’s IPEF bid supported by all members

December 5, 2022 at 4:27 PM
Canada has the backing of all Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity countries to seek membership in the U.S.-led initiative, Canada’s trade minister said on Monday. Canada announced its intent to join the framework in October. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said then that the U.S. supported Canada’s bid but could not unilaterally decide whether to add a new member. All IPEF members must agree. In Japan for a trade mission, Ng, Canada’s minister for international trade, export promotion, small business...

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