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2014-03-13 12:20:15

Statement by Mike Tierney, President of UPS Canada, on the Proposed Canada-South Korea Free Trade Agreement. MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's first Free Trade Agreement with a top performing Asian market should deliver strong future economic benefits for Canada and enhance private sector competitiveness. UPS Canada welcomes the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Canada and South Korea; a significant milestone for both countries. While Canada and South...

2006-04-03 23:55:26

By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's trade ministry wants to create an "East Asia" free trade zone including southeast Asia, China, India and Australia, an official said on Tuesday, in a renewed push for regional economic integration. Japan, keen not to fall behind China, has stepped up its pursuit of free trade agreements in recent years but progress has been slow, with negotiations often complicated by Tokyo's desire to protect the nation's agriculture industry. The...

2006-02-08 02:18:04

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand vowed to work to build a single economic market on the back of strengthening trade ties on Wednesday, but stopped short of endorsing a single currency. New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark said both countries wanted to build on the 23-year-old Closer Economic Relations (CER) agreement, which has freed up trade between the neighbors. But Clark and Australian Prime Minister John Howard said there were no plans for a...


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