EU-Canada trade deal in crisis as Canadian minister walks out | Business | The Guardian

The comprehensive economic and trade agreement (Ceta), which would eliminate tariffs on most goods between the EU and Canada, has been seven years in the making. But it has stumbled near the finish line as the Belgian region of Wallonia, with a population of 3.5 million, blocked Belgium’s government from signing the deal. The EU, a single market of 510 million people, requires unanimity on trade deals.

Wallonia continues to have concerns about the threat of surging pork and beef imports from Canada…

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