The 2021 edition of EU Industry Days focuses on opportunities. Amid the accelerated transformation and the changing global competitive landscape, the European industrial strategy builds a business case for greener, more digital and resilient industry. It provides tools to support our industrial ecosystems in this transformation and reinforce their global competitiveness. At the same time, it replies to Europe’s societal call to create new quality jobs while respecting planetary boundaries. Since the first edition in 2017, the EU Industry Days established themselves as the European Commission’s main platform for an open stakeholder dialogue and discussion on industry. In 2021 we go [...]
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We are happy to announce that EUCCAN is has official joined Enterprise Europe Network Canada (EEN Canada) as a consortium member. With over 600 partner organizations, the Enterprise Europe Network is the world's largest support network for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with international ambitions. Within the Enterprise Europe Network, a country outside the EU can be represented by a consortium forming a Business Cooperation Centre. Together with the German-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research (GCCIR), located in Edmonton, AB, the EU Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West (EUCCCW), located in Vancouver, B.C., we have partnered to form such a Business Cooperation [...]
EUCCAN is partnership with Gowling WLG released an outlook on Doing Business with Canada. Is your company looking to expand its business abroad, outside the European Union? Canada is a great consideration. Canada is a great destination to grow your business and has always been a natural ally for the EU. EU-Canada trade and economic activity is further boosted by the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). CETA is not just one of the most ambitious trade agreements the EU has ever concluded, but also the most progressive. CETA goes beyond just removing customs duties and contains ambitious chapters on sustainable [...]
Starting January 2021, EUCCAN is opening its membership to companies. Our new industry committees will allow us to bring jointly a stronger business voice to the Canadian and EU governments and improve the implementation of the CETA. Discover who we are and what we do Join us now—a moment of exponential growth for EUCCAN. Be a contributing force as we become the principal unifying voice of EU business interests in Canada! What we offer Take part in Industry committees Meet with the EU delegation and/or the EU commission to disclose challenges/opportunities about CETA or [...]
Do you want to give us your opinion on EU policies and influence their direction? Take part in shaping European policy by responding to the EU's commission consultations. They are interested in hearing your views and learning from your experience. Consultation on the Trade Policy Review Policy field: Trade Target group: All interested stakeholders Closing Date: 15/11/2020 Objective of the consultation The European Commission launched a major review of the European Union’s trade policy, including a public consultation seeking input from the European Parliament, Member States, stakeholders and civil society. The Commission’s objective is to build a consensus around a fresh [...]
The consumer’s cultural taste for Europe is not only limited to its foods and drinks, but extends as well into fashion, books, music, films and interior design. In other words, these are Europe’s creative and cultural industries (CCIs). There is a trade factor to all of this. CETA will enhance the Canadian consumer’s access to the EU’s creative and cultural goods, while not only benefiting the business of creative Europeans, but also the protection of their creativity. “CETA has helped us expand our sales to Canada by nearly a third. With more and more importers in Canada contacting us, we’re looking [...]
CETA, the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union, is turning three years old on September21st 2020, bringing the already successful Trans-Atlantic trading relationship to new heights. Customs duties or tariffs were eliminated on most products and the Agreement opened opportunities for manufacturers, exporters,importers, wholesalers,distributors, retailers and consumers on both sides of the ocean. In addition to making European and Canadian products more competitive in our mutual markets, it created openings for services and public procurement in both directions. There are advantages for both sides. CETA provides Canadian exporters with access to a huge market, at a time [...]
Thanks to the support of the EU delegation in Ottawa, EUCCAN has been very active since the beginning of the year. 2020 also marks our organization’s 25th anniversary. In this light, we are organizing a number of activities between September and December 2020. Check here the information on our series of webinar: One Week One Province Panel discussion: CETA – Three years after, working together for economic recovery CETA is a trade agreement between the EU and Canada. It reduces tariffs and makes it easier to export goods and services, benefiting people and businesses in both the EU and Canada. It [...]
Thanks to the support of the EU delegation in Ottawa, EUCCAN has been very active since the beginning of the year. 2020 also marks our organization’s 25th anniversary. In this light, we are organizing a number of activities between September and December 2020. Check here for information on our panel discussion: CETA – Three years after, working together for economic recovery Series of Webinar – One Week, One Province Do you work for or represent a European company? Would you like to trade or invest in Canada, but you don’t know where to start, or which province to choose? Canada has [...]
EUCCAN organized a webinar on Government procurement opportunities in the framework of CETA for companies from the European Union and Canada. Review this webinar by clicking on the image below.