Canada-Jordan Free Trade Agreement
March 24, 2010
Minister Van Loan introduced legislation to implement the Canada-Jordan Free Trade Agreement and related agreements on labour cooperation and the environment.
Once implemented, this agreement will improve Canadian companies’ access to this market by eliminating tariffs on over 99 percent of recent exports and giving Canadian businesses a real advantage in the broader Middle East and North African markets. Key sectors including forestry, manufacturing, and agriculture and agri-food will benefit directly from this immediate duty-free access.
The parallel agreements on labour and environment will help ensure progress on labour rights and environmental protection.
Minister Peter Van Loan with Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Moses Wetangula, in Nairobi, Kenya.
Minister Van Loan addresses members of the Kenyan and Canadian business community in Nairobi, Kenya.
- Minister Van Loan Promotes Trade Opportunities in the Middle East - March 23, 2010
- The Embassy of Canada to Jordan – Trade office
- Canada-Jordan Free Trade Agreement
- Market Reports
- Economic Profile
- Canada-Jordan Relations
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