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Doing business in Europe

Europe is a key trading partner and full of growing opportunities. The European Union (EU) is Canada's fourth largest agri-food export destination, with over $3.5 billion in exports in 2016. The Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is set to improve your competitiveness in this key market.

CETA for agri-food exporters
Find out what CETA is and how it can benefit your agri-food exports to the European Union.
Market intelligence
Find opportunities in Europe and learn about market trends in your market or sector of interest.
Exporting your agri-food to the EU
Find information on EU import requirements, CETA rules of origin and EU food labelling regulation.
Trade and investment agreements
Find international trade and investment agreements and negotiations.
Exporting fish and seafood to the European Union: A guide for Canadian business
Get information on the EU market, CETA, and how to export your fish and seafood products to this promising market.
Brexit – Summary information for Canadian companies
Canadian companies doing business in or with the United Kingdom (UK) may be impacted by the UK’s planned departure from the European Union (EU).

More support for business

Agri-Food Trade Services for Exporters
Find trade events, in-market Trade Commissioners, marketing tools and more to help you achieve your international business goals.
Market access services
The Market Access Secretariat (MAS) is your single window for market access and market development inquiries. Contact MAS at

Top EU agri-food opportunities

Discover the major opportunities for Canadian agri-food producers in our Outline of opportunities in the European Union (EU).

Trade Commissioner Service (TCS)

Video - Agri-food trade commissioners at your service
Watch agri-food trade commissioners at your service
and learn how your company or organization can benefit from export advice and guidance to help you achieve your international business goals.

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