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EU, Canada take a big step towards shaping globalisation

CETA is far reaching and sets new standards in several sectors while taking due account of the interests of consumers and citizens.

From left: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, European Council President Donald Tusk, and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, after the signing of the agreement in Brussels.

ON Oct 30, the European Union and Canada signed a trade agreement known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement or CETA. This is widely regarded as the most advanced free-trade agreement (FTA) ever negotiated. Both Canada and the EU are committed to bringing CETA into force as soon as...

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