Canadian Trade: Discussing Tariffs, NAFTA, CPTPP, and Mercosur

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Canadian Trade: Discussing Tariffs, NAFTA, CPTPP, and Mercosur

March 12, 2018

On today's Global Exchange Podcast, we continue our discussion on the Canadian trade file after a week of big news on several fronts. Join Colin in conversation with CGAI Fellows Sarah Goldfeder and John Weekes, as they discuss the conclusion of round 7 of NAFTA talks in Mexico City, Donald Trump's recent steel & aluminum tariff threat, the signing of the CPTPP in Chile, as well as Canada's recently-announced initiation of free trade talks with Mercosur.

Participant Biographies

  • Colin Robertson (host): A former Canadian diplomat, Colin Robertson is Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
  • Sarah Goldfeder: a Principal at the Earnscliffe Strategy Group and a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
  • John Weekes: Canada’s ambassador to the WTO from 1995 to 1999 and the chief negotiator for Canada during the original NAFTA negotiation. John is also a CGAI Fellow.

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