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Canadian businesses not seizing on CETA as much as Europeans, need a culture shift, say analysts

By Neil Moss      

The feds hope small- and medium-sized businesses take advantage of new export opportunities, but transportation costs may deter many.

International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr says the government's plan to increase overseas exports by 50 per cent by 2025 is rooted in the 'art of the possible.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The European Union’s ambassador to Canada says though it’s been more than a year and a half since the two sides’ trade deal largely came into effect, EU companies have been more aggressive exploring new opportunities in Canada than Canadian companies have in Europe.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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