Canadian Envoy Sees ‘Very Tough’ Mood in Europe on Trade Deals

  • Freeland cites hostility to ‘open global economy overall’
  • German Social Democrats back EU-Canada deal amid opposition

Global Trade Amid Anti-Globalization Sentiment

Canadian Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland said free trade deals face “very tough” times in Europe and the U.S. as she welcomed a vote of support by Germany’s Social Democrats for the European Union’s proposed accord with Canada.

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