The two countries finished another round of talks this weekend and are almost ready presenting a final agreement. ‘The most difficult issues are dealt with,” he said. “We hope that in the first week of June the treaty between the two countries is ready,” he said.The minister expects the agreement will open up important Canadian markets for products like sugar and ethanol. He also has high hopes that the export of flowers will flourish having unlimited access to the north American country. Nowadays there’s a 6 percent import tax on products like fruits and vegetables.A free trade agreement with the United States has been frozen, after the Democratic majority in the U.S. House of Representatives decided not to handle the issue until after the U.S. presidential elections.
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