Article: CETA Opportunities and Benefits for the EU ICT Industry While innovative ICT solutions spring up like never before throughout Asia, CETA widens your internationalisation possibilities by providing access to an advanced ICT market in Canada. CETA provisional implementation is already facilitating access, reducing tariffs and providing more possibilities for European ICT companies to export and expand operations to Canada. The Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) industry plays a major role in the transformation of production processes in a vast part of the global economy as it fosters automation, and most importantly, innovation. Figure 1 Statistics Canada custom tables In 2017, [...]
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The CETA Market Access Program recently had the chance to sit down with two successful European companies in Canada, Fronius Canada Ltd. and LINKBYNET North America. Fronius is a leading Austrian welding, photovoltaics and battery charging technology company that has captured a great share of the Canadian market over the past ten years, while LINKBYNET of France has recently but confidently entered the Canadian market with its IT services, including attaining major government and private sector clients. We invite you to watch their business success stories below. Fronius Canada Ltd.: click here LINKBYNET North America: click here
Looking to sell your medical devices or wanting to secure your pharmaceutical patents in Canada? The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is designed to facilitate and boost your business opportunities in Canada's healthcare industry. For the pharmaceutical industry For pharmaceutical products, CETA includes a form of sui generis protection between the EU and Canada commonly referred to as patent term restoration meaning that your pharmaceutical inventions now benefit from an additional protection in Canada. More specifically, if you face a loss in the effective life time of the patent due to the long process of obtaining a marketing authorisation [...]
“Given that energy and transport account for 80% of EU emissions, climate and energy policies must go hand in hand. That is why as part of its Energy Union the EU has put renewable energy at the heart of its future energy system” said Mr. Miguel Arias Cañete, the EU Commissioner for Climate Action & Energy. The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is designed to facilitate and boost trade in clean technologies, among other markets, between the EU and Canada. Simplifying business operations will lead to an increased exchange of knowledge, professionals, technologies and innovation in the fields [...]
Article: The Impact of CETA on EU Agri-Food Trade with Canada The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union (EU) and Canada, was provisionally applied on September 21, 2017. This agreement will create trade opportunities in many sectors, including the agri-food sector. New opportunities for EU agri-food businesses will result from the progressive elimination of duties for 91% of all Canadian agricultural tariff lines. Increased access to the Canadian market has been granted for many of the main EU agricultural exports including: wines and spirits, soft drinks, chocolate, biscuits, confectionery, cereals-based products, pasta, fruit and edible preparations. Moreover, [...]
Call for proposals for regulatory cooperation activities in the Regulatory Cooperation Forum (RCF) under CETAEUCCAN2019-10-07T21:43:30-04:00
Call for proposals for regulatory cooperation activities in the Regulatory Cooperation Forum (RCF) under CETA In its institutional structure CETA includes a mechanism to develop further voluntary regulatory cooperation between the Parties, called the Regulatory Cooperation Forum (RCF). The cooperation in the RCF is always voluntary and in no way limits the ability of the Parties to carry out its own regulatory, legislative and policy activities. To prepare the first meeting of the RCF tentatively scheduled to take place mid-2018 (date to be determined), the Commission is seeking to develop a list of potential topics where EU and Canadian regulators can [...]
Workshop on "Understanding Market Opportunities & Challenges for EU Business under CETA" The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was implemented on the September 21, 2017 to strengthen the economic and social ties between Canada and the European Union. It already has! CETA is the main reason why EU stakeholders have gathered at the Fairmount Royal Hotel in Toronto on October 19, to have an informal exchange of ideas and experiences on the opportunities and challenges presented by this young agreement. The workshop on “Understanding Market Opportunities & Challenges for EU Business under CETA” aimed to inform and prepare EU stakeholders [...]