Nov 12, 2018
By Michael Kramer
The Trudeau government still intends to get an overall trade deal with China.
That’s despite last week’s suggestions – that the country was aiming for individual sector agreements instead.
Speaking in Beijing today after bilateral economic meetings – International Trade Minister Jim Carr says China is interested in a wide range of Canadian products across many different sectors – but deals involving individual sectors should not preclude the opportunity for achieving a wide-ranging trade agreement.
Last week, Treasury Board President Scott Brison told the Globe and Mail – the best way to move forward more quickly with China would be a sector-by-sector approach.