Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

The Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is a progressive trade agreement that upholds and promotes the values that Canada shares with the EU. This landmark agreement was signed on October 30, 2016 and entered into force on September 21, 2017.

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Agreement overview

Learn about what CETA covers and what it delivers.

Chapter summaries

A chapter-by-chapter guide to the key provisions of the Agreement.

Chronology

Learn about the major events and key milestones of the Agreement so far.

Final text of the Agreement (2016)

Read the final text of CETA signed by Canada and the EU.

Joint Interpretative Instrument

Statement by Canada and the European Union and its member states interpreting a number of CETA provisions.

Benefits for provinces and territories

Learn about CETA’s benefits for Canada’s provinces and territories.

Myths and realities

Check the facts and learn about the misperceptions concerning free trade agreements and CETA.

Stay connected

Find the latest information on CETA, including announcements, frequently asked questions and links to our social media channels.

Statement on implementation

Canada’s summary and interpretation of CETA text, and how we will implement it.

Features

Benefits for businesses

Learn about CETA’s benefits for Canadian businesses and how the Trade Commissioner Service can help you.

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