Tag: trade

Korean Trade Deal Signed

Almost a decade after negotiations began, the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement was signed today in Ottawa by¬†Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Korean President Park Geun-hye. The deal is expected to help¬†Canadian agricultural exports compete against American exports, as sales of Canadian beef, pork and other commodities have declined since South Korea ratified a similar trade… Read more »

New Trade Deals Require Strategic Approach

While new bilateral trade agreements present many opportunities, international trade is also becoming much more complicated for agriculture companies in the export business, say the authors of a report published by the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (read the paper here.) With bilateral deals with the European Union, Japan and South Korea in the works, keeping… Read more »