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Meeting of bilateral dialogue on forest products

May 24, 2019 by Videoconference

Joint report

The second CETA Dialogue on Forest Products, established under Article 25.4 of the CETA, took place via video conference on May 24, 2019.

1. Trade in forest products, including issues related to certification requirements for pre-fabricated structures, requirements for six-sided wrapping for heat-treated softwood lumber, and interpretation of data requirements for customs declarations.

Both parties agreed to:

2. Sustainable forests in the fight against climate change

Both parties agreed to:

3. Implementation of the EU bioenergy sustainability criteria post-2020

Both parties agreed to:

4. EU-Canada co-operation on research and innovation

Both parties agreed to:

5. Other issues

Both parties agreed to:

6. Next steps



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