Austria

CETA - a boost for jobs and exports in Austria

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across Austria already export a wide range of goods and services to Canada.

CETA will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.

 

Companies and jobs

1,341 The number of Austrian companies that export to Canada.

80% The share of Austrian companies exporting to Canada that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

15,000 The number of jobs in Austria that EU exports to Canada help support.

865,000 The number of jobs in the EU that EU exports to Canada help support.

 

What kind of products does Austria export to Canada?

Companies across Austria export goods and services to Canada.
Let's take three towns or cities:

 
 

Exports and Imports

Austria and Canada already have a close trading relationship. CETA will give it a big boost.

7th In goods, Canada is Austria's 7th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€693 m The value of Austria's trade surplus with Canada.

€1.2 bn The value of Austrian exports to Canada.

€537 m The value of Austrian imports from Canada.

 

Meet an Austrian exporter

AustriAlpin is a small Austrian business that exports its patented safety buckles to Canada. CETA will help it expand its sales. Find out more.

 
 
Sources
  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2016. The product examples are drawn from a representative sample of all EU companies exporting to Canada.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2013 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, 2015. EU Exports to the World: Effects on Employment and Income. Figures based on latest available data (2011).