The Government of New Brunswick fully supports the federal government’s commitment to strengthening its economic relationship with its partners in the Trans-Pacific and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPP).
Treasury Board President Roger Melanson believes that such an agreement would have direct benefits for New Brunswick.
In a written statement, he explained that the agreement would result in a significant reduction or elimination of tariffs on a wide variety of goods, including forest products and value-added wood products, as well as fish products and products. sea food.
Mr. Melanson adds that New Brunswick is the most export-oriented province.
He looks forward to removing barriers to trade.
His government intends to ensure that New Brunswick industries with concerns or suggestions are heard as the federal government contemplates the signing of the agreement.