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Canada | Strasbourg, 15 February 2017

European Parliament Debates EU-Canada Partnership

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström today addressed members of the European Parliament ahead of a vote on the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA).

The Commissioner outlined the benefits of CETA, a "progressive agreement", which alongside the SPA offers an opportunity to "upgrade" the EU-Canada relationship. Read the Commissioner's remarks to the European Parliament.

Read the speech

More information on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement
More information on the Strategic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Canada