Canada-European Free Trade Association

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: Canada-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Canada-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  2. The International Trade between Canada and the EFTA States
The sub-subject “Canada-European Free Trade Association FTA” is studied...
  1. Masters: International Business, America, Pacific
  2. Doctorates (distance learning): America, Europe
  3. Courses: EFTA States, North America

Languages of study English or French Canada AELE Spanish Canada Portuguese EFTA

Master and Doctorate in International Business for the Canadian Students - Liechtenstein - Norway - Iceland - Switzerland

Sample of the sub-subject: Canada-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
Canada-EFTA Free Trade Agreement

Description of the Sub-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 the growth of trade, the development of the external trade between Canada and the European Free Trade Association States
  2. Provide fair conditions of competition affecting the 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 the removal of trade barriers, the development and the expansion of international business

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

Trade in services and the 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. The European Free Trade Association countries are an important trade partner for Canada
  2. Total trade EFTA-Canada: 13.2 billion dollars, including exports (4.2 billion dollars)

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



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