Government of Canada Highlights Widespread Benefits Historic Canada-EU Trade Agreement Will Bring to Canada

The following is excerpted from a 22 October 2013 news release by Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada.

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today said that workers and businesses in key industries across Canada stand to greatly benefit from the historic agreement in principle reached on a Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso last week. Minister Fast made his remarks during the 82nd annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters in Mississauga.

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