EU-Canada Trade Pact Picks Up Industry, Gov't Backing

Law360, New York (October 21, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT) -- Following Friday's announcement that the European Union and Canada have reached agreement on a free trade pact, the deal has picked up support from groups in the beef and pharmaceutical industry as well as European governments and Canada's provinces.

The EU and Canada indicated Friday that their leaders had reached political agreement on the key elements of a comprehensive trade agreement, a pact that was under negotiation for more than four years and which, the two governments said, is expected to remove almost all tariffs and...
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