Canada To Join Pan Pacific Free Trade Talks

 
on June 19 2012 2:42 PM

Canada is set to join 10-nation talks aimed at forming an Asia-Pacific free trade agreement, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said at the G-20 summit in Mexico Tuesday.

The agreement is part of Canada's bid to minimize its reliance on the U.S. as a trading partner, as the country positions itself more towards fast-growing, emerging economies.

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