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EU and Canada sign free trade accord, but has to clear 40 European parliaments

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016 - 14:19 UTC
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The European Union and Canada signed a free trade agreement on Sunday that aims to generate jobs and growth though it must still clear some 40 national and regional parliaments in Europe in the coming years to enter fully into force. Read full article


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  • Marti Llazo

    “ must still clear some 40 national and regional parliaments in Europe...”

    -- Read: “The measure is expected to be fully approved by all European legislatures in May of 2048, 30 years after the dissolution of the EU.”

    Nov 02nd, 2016 - 02:48 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Briton

    but has to clear 40 European parliaments,

    They could have at least named these 40 parliaments,
    Anyone 40 ??

    Nov 02nd, 2016 - 07:57 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Kanye

    Didn't realize EU was part of Mercosur.

    Canada should have used E Massot as a Consultant and Negotiator

    Nov 02nd, 2016 - 11:45 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • DennisA

    “Supporters say CETA will increase Canadian-EU trade by 20% and boost the EU economy by 12 billion Euros a year and Canada's by US$9 billion. For Canada the deal is important to reduce its reliance on the neighboring United States as an export market.”

    So there is not more trade, simply with different people.

    Nov 03rd, 2016 - 09:39 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Lightning

    Diversity in trading partners is very important

    Nov 03rd, 2016 - 12:48 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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