International Trade Policy

British Columbia works with stakeholders from across the Province, other provinces and territories, and the Government of Canada to ensure that the interests of British Columbians are represented in international negotiations, agreements and disputes.

Canada is signatory to a number of international trade agreements, including the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

A comprehensive list of Canada’s regional and bilateral initiatives is available at the Global Affairs Canada website: Negotiations and Agreements.

British Columbia is defending the Province's interests in a number of disputes, including the Canada-US Softwood Lumber Dispute with the U.S.