Despite recent stall of CETA (Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement) negotiations, both the Canadian and European sides are confirming that the talks are on their way to be resolved soon. Rafal Lapkowski, Trade Advisor and Second Secretary of the EU delegation to Canada, stated that the negotiations should be resolved in the middle of this year. That means we should be seeing the final document on ministers’ desks in a few months.
The CETA (Canada-EU Trade Agreement) talks are in a full swing. Everybody is waiting impatiently for the final resolution of this great initiative by the Canadian and EU governments. This week we are happy to present you with the official, and optimistic message of the Honourable Ed Fast, Canada’s Minister of International Trade. This message was published as an online video on the Canada-EU Trade Agreement official website, and we felt that it is so important that we took time to publish it on the Europe Now Blog: