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Readout of the Meeting Between United States Trade Representative Michael Froman and Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman met with Canada’s Minister of International Trade, the Honorable Ed Fast. Canada is the United States’ largest trading partner and one of the ten countries with which the United States is negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). Ambassador Froman and Minister Fast reaffirmed their commitment to concluding the TPP this year and mapped out plans for doing so. They also discussed issues related to the U.S.-Canada bilateral trade relationship, and agreed to continue working together to create new sources of prosperity and jobs on both sides of the border.