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CETA sets a positive glow on the B.C. trade horizon

November 24, 2016
On October 30, 2016, Canada and the European Union signed a landmark free trade agreement which promises to give Canadian exporters preferential access to the EU marketplace. The agreement is expected to come into force in 2017. The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is the most wide-ranging trade agreement ever concluded by the EU. When the CETA comes into force, Canada will be one of the few countries in the world to have preferential access to the world’s two largest economies – the US and the EU – giving B.C. companies a significant advantage over competitors. One of the ... continue reading
Posted by Willow Easton
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Getting set for CETA - B.C. takes a bite out of global agrifood market at SIAL Paris

November 7, 2016
Imagine the entire population of Abbotsford, B.C. sampling over 4,000 grocery items in a cozy 246,000 square metre convention hall, and you may begin to get an idea of what it is like to attend the Salon International De L'alimentation (SIAL) 2016 tradeshow which was held October 16-20, 2016 at Paris-Nord Villepinte. One of the most comprehensive and inspiring food exhibitions in the world, SIAL Paris 2016 welcomed approximately 7,000 exhibitors displaying the latest food trends and innovations from 100 countries to over 160,000 food and drink industry buyers.   The B.C. food and beverage sector is growing steadil... continue reading
Posted by Willow Easton
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