Canada, TPP and NAFTA – It’s All About Preferential Treatment

By | October 8, 2015

Here is the link to my op-ed piece in the Financial Post, 8 October 2015, explaining what the implications are if Canada was to reject the TPP Agreement. We would retain all our MFN rights under the WTO Agreement and all the advantages under the NAFTA – but we would lose access to the better treatment accorded all TPP countries. This would really disadvantage Canadian suppliers of goods and services in places like the US and Japan. See my piece here