Spain

CETA - a boost for jobs and exports in Spain

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across Spain 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

5,449 The number of Spanish companies that export to Canada.

91% The share of Spanish companies exporting to Canada that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

32,000 The number of jobs in Spain 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 Spain export to Canada?

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

 
 

Exports and Imports

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

20th Canada is Spain's 20th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€500 m The value of Spain's trade surplus with Canada.

€1.4 bn The value of Spanish exports to Canada.

€900 m The value of Spanish imports from Canada.

 

Meet a Spanish exporter

Aranleón is a Spanish organic winemaker that already exports a quarter of its production to Canada. CETA will help it sell even more there. 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).