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Trudeau praises Ceta as ‘blueprint’ for trade deals

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country’s Ceta trade deal with the EU will help middle-class families and set the standard for future trade deals globally. Addressing the European Parliament, he called Ceta “a comprehensive blueprint for responsible economic co-operation”. MEPs approved Ceta on Wednesday, after nearly eight years of negotiations. Most trade tariffs will be removed.… Read More »

Belgium split over EU-Canada trade deal Ceta

Belgium’s Trade Minister Didier Reynders says EU leaders may agree on a landmark EU-Canada trade deal this week – but only if objections from his country’s Wallonia region can be met. EU trade ministers are discussing the Ceta deal in Luxembourg, and Wallonia’s concerns cannot be ignored. Belgium’s national government backs the deal. Walloon MPs say Ceta favours… Read More »