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Wednesday 9 November 2016
CETA: what comes next and the benefits for companies
The free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Canada, better known as CETA, has monopolized the headlines in recent weeks. Both parties finally signed the agreement on 30 October 2016. But what exactly are the benefits for companies and have all the obstacles to CETA been overcome?
CETA offers a broad range of benefits for different types of companies. Naturally, this applies to companies exporting to Canada. Less is known about its benefits for companies importing from Canada or for those whose customers are exporting to Canada. The main advantages of CETA are as follows:
Do you still have questions about CETA? Or would you like more details on a particular component of the agreement? Feel free to send an e-mail to Agoria’s international trade expert Jef D’Hollander. We also welcome your feedback or questions about Belgian and European trade policies.