Opportunities and Benefits of CETA for Canada’s ICT Exporters

Why export to the EU?

How will CETA benefit Canadian ICT exporters?

At a glance: EU tariff elimination under CETA
 Current TariffTariff upon CETA’s provisional application
Television cameras, digital cameras & video camera recordersUp to 14%0%
Printers, photocopiers & facsimile machinesUp to 6%0%
Parts for radio transmissionUp to 5%0%
Solid-state storage devicesUp to 3.5%0%
Antennas and antenna reflectors and parts3.6% to 5%0%
Parts of electric sound or visual signalling apparatusUp to 2.2%0%
Radar apparatus3.7%0%
Radio navigational aid apparatus3.7%0%
Radio remote control apparatus3.7%0%
Transmission apparatus3.6%0%
Optical fibre2.9%0%

Labour mobility

Government procurement

Regulatory cooperation and conformity assessment

Non-CETA related factors to keep in mind when exporting ICT products to the EU

Top 5 Suppliers of ICT Products to the EU% of Import Market Share
Source: Eurostat (2016)
China49.5%
United States8.9%
Vietnam7.6%
Malaysia5.3%
Taiwan4.9%
Canada (16th)0.5%

Once CETA is provisionally applied, Canadian exporters of ICT products and services will enjoy the advantages created from the agreement over competitors that do not have a preferential trade agreement in force with the EU.

For more detail on how CETA benefits your company, contact a Trade Commissioner today.

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