Eu Canada Agreement

Category: Allgemein

On 27 April 2009, EU Member States adopted a negotiating mandate for the implementation of a new economic free trade agreement between the EU and Canada: the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Negotiations were officially started at the EU-Canada Summit held in Prague (Czech Republic) on 6 May 2009. The first meeting on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement was held on June 10, 2009. The first round of negotiations took place in Ottawa from October 19 to 23, 2009. On January 18, 2010, Canada and the European Union met in Brussels for the second round of negotiations. The third round of negotiations took place in Ottawa from April 19 to 23, 2010. The fourth took place in Brussels from 12 to 16 July, the fifth in Ottawa from 18 to 22 October 2010 and the sixth in Brussels from 17 to 21 January 2011.