Taiwan seeks bilateral trade agreement with Canada as it waits to join pan-Pacific trade pact

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Open this photo in gallery: Motorists commute past shipping containers at the port in Keelung on Sept. 17, 2022.I-HWA CHENG/Getty Images Taiwan would like to sign a bilateral trade agreement with Canada as it fights efforts by neighbouring China to diplomatically isolate the self-governing democracy of 24 million people. Jen-ni Yang, deputy trade representative with Taiwan’s Office of Trade Negotiations, told The Globe and Mail in an interview that her government regards a trade deal as building on the groundwork laid after the Taiwanese and Canadians inked an investor protection agreement in late 2023. She said Taiwan has been working...