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Opportunities and Benefits of CETA for Canada’s Infrastructure Exporters

How does CETA benefit Canadian infrastructure sector exporters?

At a glance: EU tariff elimination under CETA
ProductPre-CETA TariffUnder CETA
Power generation and distribution equipmentUp to 14%0%
Concrete products (e.g. precast concrete, concrete sheets and tiles, blocks and bricks)6.5%0%
Copper pipes and tubes4.8%0%
Optical fibers, optical fiber bundles and cables2.9%0%
Prefabricated steel buildings2.7%0%

* Rules of origin apply; not an exhaustive list

Labour mobility

Government procurement

Regulatory cooperation and conformity assessment

Under CETA, Canadian exporters of infrastructure products and services can now enjoy the advantages created from the agreement over competitors based in countries that do not have a preferential trade agreement in force with the EU.

Non-CETA related factors to keep in mind when exporting Infrastructure products and services to the EU

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

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