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CETA is a new trade agreement between the EU and Canada.

It cuts tariffs and makes it easier to export goods and services, benefitting people and businesses in both the EU and Canada.

CETA entered into force provisionally on 21 September 2017, meaning most of the agreement now applies.

National parliaments in EU countries – and in some cases regional ones too – will then need to approve CETA before it can take full effect.

About CETA

CETA in your town

Learn about each EU country's exports to Canada.

Exporters' stories

Get inspired by some of the small EU firms already exporting to Canada

CETA in 60 seconds

A quick overview of the deal.

CETA factsheets and guides

…or consult more detailed questions and answers.

CETA and your business

Register for CETA benefits

CETA means reduced or zero tariffs at Canadian customs for EU businesses. Register here to take full advantage.

Export info for small EU businesses

Small Canadian businesses can also find info on exporting to the EU.


CETA chapter by chapter

The full text of the deal with chapter summaries in plain English.

Meetings and documents

The Committees of CETA and the joint interpretative instrument.