18 October 2013 17:20 [Source: ICIS news]
The “in principle agreement” covers trade in goods and services, investment and government procurement. It also “grants the flexibility” to include regulatory cooperation,
The government highlighted
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper said that the agreement was "a historic win for
"It represents thousands of new jobs for Canadians and a half-billion new customers for Canadian businesses," Harper said.
Canada would, in a next step, seek to conclude a formal trade agreement with the EU, he added.
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