Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)

The text of the long-awaited Canada-United States-Mexico Free trade Agreement is now available on the Government of Canada Website. Although no implementation date has been set, the agreement is expected to take effect sometime in 2019. Rules of origins remain largely unchanged, however the certification process is significantly different from the current NAFTA process, with…

Consultations on a possible free trade agreement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

The Government of Canada is seeking the views of interested Canadian stakeholders on the scope of potential negotiations toward a possible free trade agreement (FTA) with ASEAN. The 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The deadline to…