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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN HL3511, tabled on 22 November 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the future involvement of the UK in the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the government of Canada and the EU.

Answered on

6 December 2017

The UK Government is committed to seeking to ensure continuity in its current trade and investment relationships as we leave the European Union, including those covered by free trade agreements such as the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

On 18 September, the Prime Minister and PM Trudeau announced that both would work together to ensure a seamless transition of agreements such as CETA into new bilateral arrangements.

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Department for International Trade