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Trump won by promising to pursue unilateral and inward-looking solutions, much like those advocated by proponents of Britain's exit from the EU. Voters were galvanized by the prospect of rejecting new free-trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and renegotiating old ones like the North American Free Trade Agreement. They rally against multilateral bodies like the World Trade Organization – the main forum for negotiating and implementing global trade norms and one of the only international organizations with a quasi-judicial dispute-settlement entity.The CETA is a positive development not only because it links two developed economies that project democratic values and boast strong welfare systems, but also because it introduces high environmental, labor and phytosanitary standards for trade. It will also provide a substantial economic boost, possibly adding around 12 billion euros ($12.7 billion) to the EU's GDP, while underpinning a nearly 25 percent increase in the trade of goods and services for both sides. There is even more promising news: Last month, governments, industry and civil society representatives reached a deal to limit CO2 emissions by the civil aviation industry – the first-ever agreement to reduce CO2 emissions in a global sector.
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