OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s trip to Seoul to finalize a free-trade agreement with South Korea is a milestone in Canada’s trading relationship with the rest of the world, and potentially an important springboard to other key Asian markets. Here’s what you need to know:
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OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper departed Sunday for South Korea, widely expected to complete another long round of free-trade negotiations that his critics were denouncing as secretive and potentially bad for Canadian workers.
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New trade agreements signed between the Alberta and India governments last week are being hailed as a boon for the province’s agricultural producers.
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(Reuters) – Canada and South Korea are having “tremendous discussions” toward a free-trade agreement, said Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, a deal that could increase trade in meat and autos.
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EDMONTON – Premier Alison Redford opened a new trade office Tuesday in New Delhi as she continues her mission of promoting Alberta to the Indian market.
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Premier Alison Redford has signed a memorandum of understanding with the State of Meghalaya, India that she says will benefit Alberta’s agriculture industry.
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Calgary Economic Development will continue its focus on China in 2014 with a return trade mission planned next fall to attract investment from the economic powerhouse.
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EDMONTON – Alberta Premier Alison Redford is heading to India in the new year.
The premier says she will lead a trade mission from Jan. 8 to 19, to go to Petrotech, the largest oil and gas trade show in the Asian nation.
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A deal to boost global trade has been approved by the World Trade Organization’s 159 member economies for the first time in nearly two decades, keeping alive the possibility that a broader agreement to create a level playing field for rich and poor countries can be reached in the future.
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