Eyes on CETA Ratification Ahead of EU Trade Committee Vote

January 19, 2017

Efforts to ratify an EU-Canada trade deal have seen progress in Europe, with the agreement receiving the backing of the European Parliament's environment, public health, and food safety (ENVI) committee last week. The 12 January vote featured 40 lawmakers in favour, 24 against, and one abstaining. While the ENVI committee's vote is non-binding, its opinion is meant to help inform the process going forward.

 

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Topics: REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: CANADA EUROPEAN UNION (EU)

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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