Canada-European Free Trade Association (eLearning Course)

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Syllabus of the Online Subject: Canada-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement.

  1. Introduction to the Canada-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  2. International Trade between Canada and the EFTA States

The eLearning Subject “Canada-European Free Trade Association FTA” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, America
  2. Doctorates: America, Europe, Foreign Trade
  3. Courses: EFTA States, North America

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Canada AELE Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Canada Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese EFTA

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Description of the Online Subject: Canada-EFTA Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

In 2009, the Free Trade Agreement signed by Canada and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) entered into force.

The objectives of the Canada-European Free Trade Association Free Trade Agreement are to:

  1. Promote, through trade growth, external trade development between Canada and the European Free Trade Association States
  2. Provide fair conditions competition affecting bilateral trade between Canada and the EFTA States
  3. Establish a Framework for Cooperation between Canada and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), in particular with the objective of liberalising foreign trade in services and increasing foreign direct investment opportunities
  4. Contribute to remove trade barriers, development, and expansion of international business

The Agreement Canada-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) covers foreign trade in industrial products (fish, marine products, processed agricultural export products)

Most industrial products will benefit from duty-free access to the respective markets as of the entry into force of the Canada-EFTA Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

Summary of the Canada-European Free Trade Association Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

Trade in products

  1. National Treatment
  2. Import and export restrictions
  3. Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
  4. Technical regulations
  5. Rules of origin and administrative cooperation
  6. Sub-Committee on Rules of Origin and Trade in Products
  7. Customs duties

Trade in services and foreign direct investment

  1. Foreign Trade in services and investment
  2. Temporary entry

Other common rules

  1. Subsidies
  2. Anti-dumping
  3. State trading companies
  4. Public procurement
  5. Trade Facilitation

Exceptions and Safeguards

Foreign Trade Canada-EFTA.

  1. European Free Trade Association countries are an important trading partner for Canada
  2. Total trade EFTA-Canada: 13.2 billion dollars, including exports (4.2 billion dollars)

Canada belongs to North American Economic Area (Western Christian Civilisation) and the EFTA to European area.

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