Prime Minister Boris Johnson said of trade with the EU after Brexit: “We want a comprehensive free trade agreement similar to Canada`s.” The intra-Belgian disagreement was resolved in the last days of October and paved the way for the signing of CETA. On 28 October, the Belgian regional parliaments authorised the federal government to delegate full powers and the following day Foreign Minister Didier Reynders signed on behalf of Belgium.   The next day, Sunday, October 30, 2016, the treaty was signed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico (when Slovakia chaired the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2016).  On 26 March 2014, the Federal Minister for economic affairs, Sigmar Gabriel, wrote an open letter to the European Commissioner for Trade, Karel De Gucht, in which he stated that investment protection was a sensitive central point that could ultimately decide whether a transatlantic free trade agreement would be approved by Germany. He also said that investment arbitrage between countries with well-developed legal systems was unnecessary. To view the full text of the agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada, click here. However, support has decreased compared to the 2014 survey.  In contrast, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has a support rate of 44 per cent among Canadians as of February 2017.  Unlike Canada, the agreement has sparked protests in a number of European countries. In 1994, the United States, Mexico and Canada created the world`s largest free trade region with NAFTA, generating economic growth and helping to improve the standard of living of people in all three member countries. By strengthening trade and investment rules and procedures, this agreement has proven to be a solid foundation for building Canada`s prosperity and has set a valuable example of the benefits of trade liberalization for the rest of the world. The new agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico will serve to strengthen Canada`s strong economic ties with the United States and Mexico. This agreement is the result of a renegotiation between the member states of the North American Free Trade Agreement from 2017 to 2018, which informally agreed on the terms of the new agreement on 30 September 2018 and formally on 1 October.
 Proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, the USMCA was signed on November 30, 2018 by Trump, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as a side event of the 2018 G20 Summit in Buenos Aires. . . .