CHELSEA, Que. — Canada has reached a trade agreement with Ukraine that will eventually see a near elimination of duties on goods coming into Canada from Ukraine.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the free trade agreement as he met today with Ukraine’s prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
The two met privately in a windowless room at a government-owned house overlooking picturesque Meech Lake in Quebec’s Gatineau Park, about a 20 minute drive from Parliament Hill.
Once in force, the agreement would eliminate 99.9 per cent of tariffs on current imports from Ukraine into Canada, and 86 per cent of Ukrainian tariffs on Canadian products …read more
Source: National Post