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CETA for Agri-Food Exporters

The Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) can help Canadian exporters access EU agri-food markets. CETA gives you an advantage over competitors in countries that do not have free trade agreements in force with the EU.

How CETA supports businesses across Canada

On September 21st, 2017 CETA was provisionally applied. CETA helps bridge the gap between Canadian companies and the EU's 510 million consumers. It can support you by:

What CETA means for our industry

Read CETA – A Competitive Advantage for the Canadian Agri-Food Industry to learn how it benefits our industry.

Find information on enhanced opportunities in the EU, tariff reductions, rules of origin, and product classification:

Tools to help you get export-ready

Exporting your agri-food to the EU

View key regulations, considerations and requirements for Canadian agri-food entering the EU.

European Commission Trade Helpdesk

Access an interactive tool to determine which import rules, taxes and other requirements are required for your exports to the EU.

CETA: Frequently asked questions

Answers to the most common agri-food related CETA questions.

Single window for market access services

Contact AAFC's Market Access Secretariat at for questions about CETA or accessing the EU market.

Agri-Food Trade Commissioner Service

Reach in-market Trade Commissioner expertise that can bridge the gap between your products and EU markets.

CETA: A progressive trade agreement for a strong middle class

Find information to help Canadian businesses get export-ready and take advantage of CETA.

Outline of opportunities in the EU

Discover major sector opportunities in the EU for Canadian agri-food producers.

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