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Event Date Tue Mar 24 EDT (almost 2 years ago)
Region All

Course Description:

Did You Know: There are currently 14 free trade agreements ratified by Canada.

This broad set of agreements gives Canadian businesses access to diverse markets across the world. Join Small Business BC International Trade Advisor, Max Vitali, and gain an understanding of how Canada’s Free Trade Agreements can open up whole new markets for your business.

This informative seminar will explain the key advantages of free trade agreements, how businesses can position themselves to benefit, and the important role custom brokers play in the process. You’ll leave understanding the differences between the likes of CPTPP, CKFTA and CETA.

Please note, we recommend clients take our [How to Start Importing into Canada] seminar prior to attending this session, or have prior experience with international trade.

What will I learn?

>> Understand how FTAs can impact your business
>> Overview of FTAs and common characteristics (rules of origin, wholly obtained vs substantial transformation, etc.)
>> Specific considerations for the following FTAs
>> Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ‘CPTPP’
>> Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement ‘CKFTA’
>> Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ‘CETA’


2020 Presenter

Max Vitali
SBBC Staff, Writer