Minister Ng Launches Consultations on Americas Economic Partnership

Global Affairs Canada

Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, announced the launch of public consultations on Canada’s negotiations with the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity (APEP).

Initiated by the United States, APEP is a new framework for cooperation across the Americas. The partnership includes 12 APEP partners committed to working together to advance mutual interests by strengthening regional competitiveness and supply chain resiliency, as well as by promoting shared prosperity, and inclusive and sustainable development and investment.

Canadians and interested stakeholders can participate in these consultations until May 9, 2023. Submissions received from these consultations will help define Canada’s priorities in potential APEP negotiations.

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