Free Trade Agreements

18 Oct 2019

GN-2019-234 EU Commission Annual report on FTA Implementation for 2018 released

On 14 October 2019, the European Commission released its third annual report on the implementation of EU free trade agreements (FTAs). Despite the difficult global economic climate, European companies have continued to make good use of the... more

20 Sep 2017

GN-2017-258 EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement - Provisional Application by 21 September 2017

Please note that in view of the upcoming enrty into force of the EU-Canada Trade Agreemen (CETA), the European Commission published two Regulations: - Regulation modifying the available wheat quota and increasing increasing to 100,000 tonne... more

14 Sep 2017

GN-2017-251 EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement - Provisional Application by 21 September 2017

EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement - Provisional Application by 21 September 2017 Please note that the EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement (CETA) will provisionally enter into force next week, on 21 September 2017. With the provisional applicat... more

31 Oct 2016

GN-2016-360 EU and Canada Formally Signed CETA Trade Deal Yesterday

The 16th Summit between the European Union and Canada hwas held yesterday in Brussels marking a historic juncture in political and economic partnership, in the 40th year of formal cooperation.  According to the EU press releases: Jean-Claud... more

24 Oct 2016

GN-2016-350 No Agreement in EU on Trade Deal with CETA

EU CETA discussions collapsed at the end of last week despite Commissioner Malmstrom stating earlier in the week: "CETA is the most forward-looking free trade agreement that Canada or the EU have ever negotiated and deserves to be assessed on it... more