EU-Canada summit

Posted on: 31/10/2016

On 30 October, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA). 

The deal will benefit exporters, big and small, creating opportunities for European and Canadian companies and their employees, as well as for consumers. Almost all – 99 percent – of import duties will be eliminated, saving European exporters of industrial goods and agricultural products more than €500 million a year. As the EU's most advanced and progressive trade agreement to date, CETA is a landmark accord that sets the benchmark for future agreements. It includes the most ambitious chapters on sustainable development, labour and the environment ever agreed upon in bilateral trade agreements. CETA will not solely help boost trade and economic activity, but also promote and protect shared values.

Read More

International Trade Up-dates into your inbox twice a month

What to keep up to date on customs and international trade issues – subscribe to our OneCall service which combines regular practical updates (Did You Know?) and a helpline support service. MORE INFORMATION

Link to sign up for Spotlight

Subscribe to our free information emails covering international trade topics .... Spotlights on key topics SAMPLE  

CLICK HERE to subscribe

Links

Export Essentials

Import Essentials

Understanding Origin & Preference

What’s New: International Trade Updates – Brexit & UCC Special

International Trade Compliance Manager

The Importers’ Workshop: Advanced Guide to Import Procedures 

Diploma in World Customs Compliance Procedures

 

< Back to our Import and Export News

Contact Strong & Herd
to discuss your requirements
Telephone
0161 499 7000
Fax
0161 499 7100
Strong & Herd LLP, Manchester International Office Centre
Styal Road, Manchester, M22 5WB