Roundtable – CETA OPPORTUNITIES FOR FINLAND AND CANADA
Roundtable – CETA opportunities for Finland and Canada event hosted by the Finland Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian Embassy to Finland and the Finnish Canadian Business Club took place on 28th November 2017.
The Canadian Ambassador to Finland Ms Andrée Cooligan opened the event. Mr Craig Alexander, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada November 2017 and Mr Pasi-Heikki Vaaranmaa, Director Trade Policy Unit, Department for External Economic Relations, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland gave presentations on CETA and its benefits for companies.
CETA provides opportunities for more than just the free exchange of goods between Canada and the EU – increased foreign direct investment will be beneficial for partners on both sides of the agreement.
The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will create jobs, strengthen economic relations and boost trade and investment. It covers: trade in goods;
- trade in services;
- labour mobility;
- investment protection;
- intellectual property; and
- government procurement.
CETA Roadshow 2017_Finland (by Mr Craig Alexander)