Federal Election to make any TPP agreement tricky: Canadian Chief Negotiator for NAFTA

October 4, 2015 | News Article

“If we weren’t part of the TPP, then the Australians, the New Zealanders, the Americans would get into the Japanese market with lower tariffs heading down to zero for most of the agricultural products we’re interested in. Our industry would be left out in the cold still paying the high duties that are there today like 38.5 percent on beef.” —John Weekes, Canadian Chief Negotiator for NAFTA

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