November 21st the British government announced that it had reached an “extended” trade agreement with Canada, and the two governments agreed to negotiate a higher-level trade agreement next year.
According to the British government website, in the video call on the 21st, British Prime Minister Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau and the competent international trade officials of both sides “agreed in principle” to extend the current EU-Canada trade arrangement and start a new and customized Anglo-Canada trade agreement in 2021. Negotiation.
The UK government said the agreement paved the way for negotiations on an Anglo-Canada trade agreement that began in 2021 and is expected to further develop in areas such as digital trade, the environment and women’s economic empowerment.
At the same time, the agreement also provides certainty for the current £20 billion British-Canada trade.