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Canada-European Union: The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
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Canada-European Union: The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

This workshop covers the contents of Canada’s most important free trade agreement since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its impact on various parties involved in international trade. 

Participants can benefit from a pre-recorded lecture, a list of questions and answers from a previous session and a one-hour live session.

Participants will have access to a pre-recorded lecture upon registration. It is recommended that they listen to the recording prior to the live session on January 31, 2018.

Please note that the July 1, 2017 provisional implementation date mentioned in the recording has since changed to September 21, 2017. 

The FAQ will be emailed to all registrants prior to the live session. Additional questions should be emailed to

Locations: Online
Exam Location: No Exam
Certificate : Certificate of Participation
Final passing grade (%) : N/A
Certificate Expiry : NA


Schedule & Topics:

 Delivery Format:

- One-hour pre-recorded lecture plus FAQ sheet

- One-hour live session (1:00 - 2:00 pm EST)

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the contents of the CETA articles
  • Explain the CETA’s advantages for importers and exporters
  • Explain the timeframe for the lowering of customs duties, quota and other issues under the CETA
  • Explain the CETA’s applicable rules of origin
  • Describe the European Union’s customs clearance process
  • Explain how the value-added tax (VAT) works 
Target Audience:

Exporters, importers, freight forwarders, customs brokers and other service providers.

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