Economic Ties

Canada’s economic relationship with Japan, the third largest economy in the world, is an important one – and will become only more important should the two countries agree on a free-trade deal.

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April 15, 2013

Canada’s economic relationship with Japan, the third largest economy in the world, is an important one – and will become only more important should the two countries agree on a free-trade deal. The infographic below, part of the OpenCanada.org series “Canada’s Asia Rebalancing Act” in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Asia Pacific Foundation, outlines the economic ties between the two countries.

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