CELCAA welcomes the ascent of the European Parliament on CETA February 15, 2017

CELCAA, the European Umbrella of the trade in agri-food and agri-commodities products welcome the positive vote of the European Parliament Plenary of today, 15th February 2017.  For the EU agricultural trade, the increased market access, the protection of many European GIs and a fast track process for SPS issues provided in CETA are key vectors to support the growth and employment in the agricultural sector in Europe.   

The infography of the implication of CETA for the Agri-food trade can be found here

President of CELCAA, Paul Rooke declared: ‘The outcome of CETA is balanced and ambitious for agriculture and promises to be positive for the EU agricultural sector and the agri-food traders who are SMEs in great majority’.  


CELCAA, the European Umbrella of the trade in agri-food and agri-commodities products welcomes the provisional application as it will increase market access for many EU agri-food products, protect the European GIs and provides a fast track process for SPS issues.
See the press release here and the infographic here.