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UK and Canada commit to post-Brexit trade deal

Britain and Canada on Saturday resolved to negotiate a new bilateral trade deal in 2021, rolling over the terms of the EU’s CETA trade agreement with Canada.

Prime Ministers Boris Johnson and Justin Trudeau sealed the rollover pact in a video call early this morning. British Trade Secretary Liz Truss and her Canadian counterpart Trade Minister Mary Ng also joined in on the call.

The deal will ensure that nearly £20 billion in annual trade between the countries keeps flowing after Britain leaves the EU on January 1, 2021. British businesses export £11.4 billion worth of goods and services to Canada each year. Sectors that stand to prosper from continued trade in the U.K. include carmakers and the food an

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