Free trade

Liberals edge towards new Pacific trade agreement

The Canada-ASEAN trade study was announced on the eve of PM’s visit to China, which is hoping for trade deals with both parties.

A farmer works on a rice paddy in southern Vietnam. Canada is studying the merits of entering into another trade deal involving fast-growing Vietnam, which is also a member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Photograph courtesy of Global Affairs Canada

By PETER MAZEREEUW

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 12:00 AM

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