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Text of the 2017 Canada–Ukraine Free Trade Agreement – Chapter 8: Electronic commerce

The 2017 CUFTA will remain in force until entry into force of the 2023 modernized agreement.

Article 8.1: Definitions

For the purposes of this Chapter:

delivered electronically means delivered through telecommunications, alone or in conjunction with other information and communication technologies; and

telecommunications means the transmission and reception of signals by any electromagnetic means.

Article 8.2: Customs Duties on Products Delivered Electronically

1. A Party shall not apply a customs duty, fee or charge on a product delivered electronically.

2. For greater certainty, paragraph 1 does not preclude a Party from imposing internal taxes or other internal charges on products delivered electronically, provided that such taxes or charges are imposed in a manner consistent with this Agreement.

Article 8.3: Relation to Other Chapters

In the event of an inconsistency between this Chapter and another Chapter of this Agreement, the other Chapter prevails to the extent of the inconsistency.

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