Canada and the Pacific Alliance

Excerpt from: Global Affairs Canada

The Pacific Alliance is a regional integration initiative created in 2011 by Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru that seeks the free movement of goods, services, capital and people. The purpose of the Alliance is to promote greater competitiveness and economic growth for member countries, as well as to expand economic relations with the Asia-Pacific region.

Canada is committed to deepening its cooperation with the Pacific Alliance. Canada became the first non-Latin American observer to the Alliance in 2012. The signing of the Canada-Pacific Alliance Joint Declaration on Partnership in June 2016 demonstrates the strength of our relationship and positions Canada as a privileged partner.

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