Canada’s Aggressive Free Trade Agenda
September 23, 2010
Minister Van Loan tabled legislation to implement the Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement in the House of Commons and highlight Canada’s commitment to opening new markets through an aggressive free trade agenda.
According to the 2010 edition of the Economic Freedom of the World Index, Canada maintained its position as one of the leading nations in opening new markets. In less than four years, Canada concluded new free trade agreements with Peru, Colombia, Jordan and Panama and with the European Free Trade Association.
Minister of International Trade Peter Van Loan addresses the Fraser Institute at the launch of the 2010 edition of the Economic Freedom of the World Index. The report confirms that Canada is one of the world’s most economically free nations.
Minister of International Trade Peter Van Loan, left, and Fred McMahon, Vice President and Director of the Centre for Globalization Studies of the Fraser Institute, respond to questions from the audience.
- International Trade Minister Highlights Canada’s Aggressive Free Trade Agenda - September 23, 2010
- Minister Van Loan Signs Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement - May 14, 2010
- International Trade Minister to Promote Harper Government’s Ambitious Free Trade Agenda - September 22, 2010
- Canada-Panama Commercial Relations
- Canada-Peru Commercial Relations
- Canada-Colombia Commercial Relations
- Canada-Jordan Commercial Relations
- Biography of Minister of International Trade Peter Van Loan
- Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement - May 14, 2010
- Photos: Signing of the Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement - May 14, 2010
- Free Trade Agreements
- Canada-European Union: Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Negotiations
- Canada - European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
- Canadian Trade Commissioner Service in Panama, Peru, Colombia and Jordan
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