Canada welcomes move towards trade deal ratification

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Published: Friday, 08 July 2016

After months of legal arguments, a European Commission ruling means CETA, a deal which will scrap duties on industrial minerals traded between the EU and Canada, can finally move towards ratification.

By Keith Nuthall, Kitty So, Poorna Rodrigo

The Canadian government has welcomed a European Commission (EC) ruling that should see the European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) finally on its way to ratification. 

After months of legal arguments, Brussels has agreed that CETA is a mixed agreement,...