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EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Posted on: 04/10/2017

On Thursday 21st September, the new EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) came into effect. UK businesses can now take immediate advantage of the removal of 98% of tariffs on goods and services, making it easier and cheaper to export goods and services between the EU and Canada.

International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, said: “[This] is also an important blueprint for what our future trading relationship with Canada could look like.” The UK exported more than £7 billion worth of goods and services to Canada in 2015 and is also Canada’s sixth largest source of goods imports.
Contact Rob at Dorset Chamber to find out how you can take advantage of this deal.
01202 714804 / rob.booth@dcci.co.uk



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