Canada looks to ink investor protection pact with China

No free-trade deal on the horizon, minister says

Canadian trade negotiators are in talks with their Chinese counterparts as the two nations seek common ground on investor protection, Trade Minister Ed Fast told Bloomberg on Wednesday. Fast said the two countries “are not presently negotiating a free-trade agreement” but are looking to sign a deal that spells out “a clearly established set of rules, under which people invest in another country.”


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