Canada and U.K. make stopgap deal to avert tariffs after Brexit

 Canada and U.K. make stopgap deal to avert tariffs after Brexit

Canada and the United Kingdom have inked a temporary agreement that will head off an automatic increase in tariffs that was set to kick in when Britain leaves the European Union next week.

Canada and Britain conduct about $29 billion in trade each year, according to the federal government, with the U.K. ranking as Canada’s third-biggest export market. (The Canadian Press/Pawel Dwulit)

Canada and the United Kingdom have inked a temporary agreement that will head off an automatic increase in tariffs that was set to kick in when Britain leaves the European Union next week.

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the last-minute deal on Tuesday, ensuring Canadian goods such as ma

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