For smaller countries, access to the U.S. market is a major prize.
asian trade market
Dry bulk carriers make money going to China, but often leave empty.
Canada, heavily dependent on trade with the U.S., likely stands to lose if campaign hostility towards free trade becomes a reality.
In any U.S.-led tariff-driven trade war, Canada would be collateral damage.
Agreement does not guarantee adequate protection of intellectual property in biologic medicines.