PM Announces Exploratory Talks towards Canada-Thailand Free Trade Agreement
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra announced that Canada and Thailand will pursue exploratory discussions towards a free trade agreement. The announcement was made during Prime Minister Harper’s official visit to Thailand. The exploratory talks will examine the potential economic benefits of a free trade agreement and how such an agreement would enhance the existing relationship between the two countries. Thailand is Canada’s largest bilateral merchandise trading partner within the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).