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Stakeholders push feds to quickly reach transitional U.K. trade deal, as government says new pact ‘close to the finish line’

By Neil Moss      

'Canada cannot risk losing market share to our competitors,' says CAFTA executive director Claire Citeau, after the U.K. and Japan recently concluded a new trade pact.

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has maintained that the Brexit transition period won't be extended, which will end coverage of Canada-U.K. trade under CETA at the end of the year. Photograph courtesy of Pippa Fowles/No. 10 Downing Street

With Canada’s export competitors in the midst of trade negotiations with Britain, stakeholders are urging Canada to quickly finalize a transitional trade agreement with the U.K.

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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