US-Canada free trade will continue: ambassador

The Canada-US Free Trade Agreement was superseded in 1994 by the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which added Mexico to the pactCanada expects to keep its 1989 bilateral free trade agreement with the United States if US President-elect Donald Trump withdraws from NAFTA, the Canadian ambassador to the US said Wednesday. The Canada-US Free Trade Agreement was superseded in 1994 by the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which added Mexico to the pact. “Presumably… if NAFTA went away, the free trade agreement would come back and into effect,” Canadian Ambassador David MacNaughton told journalists in Montreal.

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