Canada-Japan Trade Talks To Be Tough Battle: Experts

Posted on Thursday, April 12 at 19:57 by NAUWATCH

A free trade deal with Japan could boost Canada's trade output by 60 per cent and open up the country's tightly controlled agricultural market, Prime Minister Stephen Harper says.

Harper called the opening of free trade talks with Tokyo an "historic opportunity" to access the world's third-largest economy.

But experts warn no other member of the so-called Group of Eight has a free trade deal with Japan.

Read more: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/World/20120325/canada-and-japan-announce-start-of-free-trade-negotiations-120325/#ixzz1qHgqmcXn

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