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Annex II: Explanatory Note – Text of the 2023 Canada - Ukraine Free Trade Agreement

The 2017 CUFTA will remain in force until entry into force of the 2023 modernized agreement. Until such time, please refer to the 2017 CUFTA text for information on the existing trade agreement between Canada and Ukraine.

1.  The Schedule of a Party to this Annex sets out, pursuant to Articles 17.18 (Non‑Conforming Measures) and 18.7 (Reservations), the specific sectors, subsectors, or activities for which that Party may maintain existing, or adopt new or more restrictive, measures that do not conform with obligations imposed by:

2.  Each Schedule entry sets out the following elements:

3.  For greater certainty, in the interpretation of an entry, all elements of the entry shall be considered, and the Description element prevails over all other elements.

4.  In accordance with Articles 17.18 (Non-Conforming Measures) and 18.7 (Non‑Conforming Measures), the articles of this Agreement specified in the Obligations Concerned element of an entry do not apply to the sectors, subsectors, and activities identified in the Description element of that entry.

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