Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

MEPs believe CETA agreement mutually beneficial

Both the European Union and Canada will benefit from the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and it will also open the Canadian market to Croatian products at more...

EU and Canada sign trade deal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and EU officials signed in Brussels on Sunday the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to lift trade barriers and ease the flow of...

Belgium signs long-delayed trade deal between EU and Canada

Belgium signed a controversial trade deal between the European Union and Canada on Saturday, two days after a hold-out Belgian region finally endorsed the agreement.

Landmark EU trade deal with Canada to be signed on Sunday

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada is to be signed in Brussels Sunday, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Twitter.

EU's deadline day for landmark Canada trade deal

The European Union was set to achieve a long-sought consensus on a landmark EU-Canada trade deal Friday, after more than a week of intense negotiation.

EU-Canada trade deal on home stretch after Belgium resolves impasse

The European Union and Canada closed in Thursday on a landmark free trade deal after Belgium cleared internal political opposition, just hours after a planned summit to sign the agreement had to...

EU cancels summit with Canada as CETA trade deal impasse drags on

The European Union has cancelled Thursday's planned summit with Canada, after the failure to resolve an internal Belgian deadlock over a landmark free trade deal in time for it to be signed by...

Belgium closes in on CETA deal as Thursday summit hangs in balance

Belgian regional governments were closing in on a compromise late Wednesday that would allow the country to approve a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada, but it remained unclear...

No breakthrough on Ceta this week, says president of EU parliament

There will be no breakthrough in negotiations over a controversial EU-Canada trade deal this week and a summit set to be attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should be postponed, EU ...

Belgian regional parliament digs in heels on EU-Canada trade deal

Last-ditch efforts to salvage a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada on Monday are bound to fail, a Walloon official said, hours ahead of crisis talks aimed at overcoming the...

EU parliament chief raises hopes of salvaging Canada trade deal

European Parliament President Martin Schulz says a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada should be signed next week, after overcoming a roadblock set by the Belgian region of...

EU summit fails to break Belgian impasse over Canada trade deal

EU leaders ended two days of talks Friday with a failure to break a regional blockade to a landmark deal the bloc is anxious to conclude with Canada.

EU-Canada trade deal still blocked as Belgian region digs heels in

A major trade deal between the European Union and Canada remained deadlocked Thursday as a Belgian region kept up its opposition to the pact, but suggested there may be room for a last-minute...

EU's Tusk "deeply concerned" about fate of trade deal with Canada

One of the European Union's top officials said Thursday he was very worried about the possible failure of a major trade deal with Canada, as efforts multiplied to overcome a Belgian regional...

EU ministers postpone decision on Canada free trade deal

EU member states have put off their planned approval of a trade deal negotiated with Canada, says Slovak Economy Minister Peter Ziga, with just over a week to go before the deal is supposed to be...