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Canadian Seafood Products Promoted in Korea

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CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, recently met with her South Korean counterpart to advance bilateral fisheries relations.

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She also met with South Korean officials as well as fish and seafood industry representatives to further explore and leverage important opportunities resulting from an impending Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement.

The Government of Canada recently announced that Canada and the Republic of Korea had concluded negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement.

The landmark agreement constitutes Canada’s first free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region and will provide new access for Canadian businesses and workers.

For fisheries, it promises many important benefits, including duty-free access that will give Canadian products preferential access to the South Korean market and will create a level playing field for Canadians with South Korea’s other Free Trade Agreement partners.

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