Business leaders welcome new era in Canada-EU trade

September 26, 2014 - Canada's business leaders welcome the conclusion of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations. Canada has achieved a high-quality agreement that will give Canadian companies and exporters of all sizes access to the world's largest economy. The agreement will boost economic growth and create jobs in virtually every sector of the Canadian economy.

Agricultural and Agri-Food Producers Call for an Ambitious Comprehensive Agreement through the TPP

September 03, 2014 - At the round of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations taking place September 1-10 in Hanoi, Vietnam, agri-food producer and processor groups from Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand are calling for negotiators to uphold a high level of ambition in the trade talks and to conclude a 21st century trade agreement that is of real value to the region.

Safeguarding the Canadian Industry from the Diversionary Effects of the U.S. Trade Action against Mexican Sugar

May 02, 2014 - On April 18, 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced that it would initiate an investigation to determine if the Mexican government has subsidized Mexico’s sugar production and whether that sugar is being dumped into the U.S. market. The CSI is concerned about unfairly priced surplus Mexican sugar and the effect that the U.S. investigation could have on diverting exports of that sugar to Canada.

Tri Nations Sugar Group Calls for High-Quality, Comprehensive TPP Agreement

February 21, 2014 - Sugar industry groups in Australia, Canada and New Zealand are joining voices in calling for a high quality, comprehensive outcome for agricultural liberalisation in a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.

Canada Needs High-Quality Trans Pacific Partnership Says Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance

February 10, 2014 - The Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance wishes to express our concern with the current state of play in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. Each of our member organizations shares a common concern regarding the possibility of a non-comprehensive outcome in respect of agricultural and agri-food goods in the TPP negotiations. We have consistently expressed strong support for a comprehensive, high-quality TPP agreement.