Canada-India Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations
Last updated March 2021
In 2010, Canada and India launched negotiations toward a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA). The most recent round of negotiations was held in August 2017 in New Delhi. At that time, constructive discussions were held on various issues, including cross-border trade in goods and services, e-commerce, telecommunications, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, as well as technical barriers to trade.
India is a high-priority trading partner and the Government of Canada continues to work with the Indian government to expand our trade relationship to its full potential and to create opportunities for Canadians, including continuing work to make progress on an agreement.
Please see CEPA background information for more information on these negotiations.
- Joint Statement issued at conclusion of the 5th India-Canada Ministerial Dialogue on Trade & Investment
- Canada-India relations
- The Canadian High Commission in India
- Trade Commissioner Service - India
- Export Development Canada – Country Overview
- Canada-India Joint Study Report
- Canada-India - Consultations on Possible CEPA Negotiations with India
- Notice of Intent to Conduct a Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Canada-India Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
If you have questions or comments about these negotiations, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Global Affairs Canada at the following address:
Trade Policy and Negotiations - Asia Division (TCA)
Canada-India CEPA Negotiations
Global Affairs Canada
125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON K1A 0G2
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