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The governments of Canada and India are negotiating a ‘Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement’ which they seek to conclude in 2013. By May 2012, five rounds of negotiations had taken place. This agreement is wideranging and negotiations have included rules of origin, trade facilitation, technical barriers to trade, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, and trade in services, including temporary entry for business persons, telecommunications, and financial services. According to unnamed official sources, India is likely to exclude an investor-state dispute clause in its FTAs.

last update: May 2012


Trade pact between India, Canada likely to be clinched in 2023: Officials
Negotiators on both sides are working on ironing out the differences that remain before a mutually acceptable document is arrived at. They are scheduled to meet for two rounds of discussions in New Delhi and Ottawa in January and February.
India, Canada to hold negotiations on trade in September
Reaffirming its commitment to an interim trade pact with India, Canada said that the next round of negotiations will be held in September.
Canada, India welcome progress in negotiations towards interim trade pact
Canada and India have welcomed the progress in the second round of negotiations towards an interim trade pact.
India-Canada second round free-trade agreement talks start next week
Canada is expected to seek greater market access for agricultural products such as pulses. Both nations may steer away from including sensitive items such as dairy in the trade deal
India, Canada agree to consider interim trade deal
The move came after commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal held talks with his Canadian counterpart Mary Ng, as part of the fifth ministerial dialogue on trade & investment.
India, Canada set for FTA talks on Fri
Commerce minister Piyush Goyal and his Canadian counterpart Mary Ng will meet in New Delhi on Friday to begin talks for a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries.
India pushes renewed trade talks in aftermath of Canada-China tensions
Canada and India are quietly setting the stage to reboot formal free-trade talks as the Trudeau government seeks economic alternatives to China following the dispute over the Meng Wanzhou-two Michaels affair.
India  looks  to  seal trade deal after Trudeau win
India hopes to fast-track talks for a mini trade deal with Canada after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau returned to power. The last round of talks was held in July after which talks were postponed because of the elections.
India, Canada resume talks on stalled trade pact
After languishing for nearly four years, India and Canadian negotiators have resumed discussions towards a possible trade pact.
India, Canada may explore possibility of inking mini trade deal this month
India and Canada may come back to the negotiating table later this month after a gap of almost four years to explore the possibility of signing a mini trade deal.