Canada Ukraine Trade Agreement

(a) establish a free trade area in accordance with the Agreement; The CanExport SMEs Program is providing up to $75,000 to help Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises export their products and services to new international markets. It covers up to 75% of the costs of a wide variety of marketing activities such as business travel, participation in specialized events, market research, intellectual property protection and specialized business, legal and tax advice. In order to facilitate trade in the digital economy, cufta`s chapter on e-commerce requires both Canada and Ukraine not to impose tariffs or other royalties on electronically transmitted digital products. (3) Preferential tariff treatment under a free trade agreement under subsection 1.1 may be refused or withdrawn from goods in the following circumstances: public consultations focus on how best for Canada to prioritise and pursue possible negotiations to modernise the CUFTA, including in areas such as services, investment and inclusive trade. This consultation will help the government understand any issues or concerns that are relevant to modernization negotiations. In July 2019, Prime Minister Trudeau and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Selenskyj announced a mutual obligation to expand and modernize cuFTA. Modernizing CUFTA offers an opportunity to enhance the benefits of the agreement for Canadians by further diversifying and expanding Canada`s preferential access to Ukraine and fostering an inclusive approach to trade to widely share the benefits of trade. Modernizing CUFTA would also help strengthen the rules-based international system and foster the development of global value chains, thereby strengthening Canada`s connectivity with the region. 2.

If an exporter or producer of products subject to an origin check referred to in point (a) of paragraph 1 is not subject to the prescribed requirements or, in the case of verification of origin referred to in point (a)(i) of paragraph 1, does not agree with the origin examination in the prescribed manner and within the prescribed period, preferential tariff treatment under a free trade agreement which is not a free trade agreement in accordance with subsection (1.1); may be refused or withdrawn from the goods. A recent study on trade patterns and trends between Canada and Ukraine has highlighted strong potential in Ukraine for Canadian companies that produce vehicles, engines, turbines, aircraft and turbojets, petroleum gases, ethylene polymers, rubber, pulp and meat. Remove barriers to trade and create new opportunities for businesses in both countries. After three years of free trade between Canada and Ukraine, the results are impressive for companies in some sectors. (c) promote a level playing field affecting trade between Canada and Ukraine; (d) the removal of barriers to trade in goods and services in order to contribute to the harmonious development and expansion of world and regional trade; In order to assess the impact of CUFTA on bilateral trade, we have established a gravity model that takes into account international trade flows between all countries. . . .

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