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With NAFTA's future uncertain, CETA poised to step up for business travellers

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 @ 9:05 AM | By Jacqueline Rose Bart and Oliver Mao

Since 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has facilitated business mobility to and from Canada, along with other Canadian free-trade agreements — including those between Canada and Chile, Peru, Colombia, South Korea and, most recently, the European Union in the form of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

With NAFTA renegotiations between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico at a standstill, it is hoped that the trade in services provisions of CETA ease some of the potential loss, should NAFTA be repealed.

Under CETA,...