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06.04.2020  17:30
COVID-19 Status & CETA Free Trade Agreement – What is in it for Danish companies?
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At the Danish Trade Council in Canada, we are working to promote Danish exports and business interests in Canada. The country offers many opportunities for Danish companies. In this webinar, we will give an introduction to these opportunities, including the CETA free trade agreement, and also provide an update on COVID-19. The webinar will be held on April 23 at 15:00 (Danish time) or 9 am (Eastern time).

The agenda for the webinar consists of the following items:

15:00: Introduction & COVID-19 Status
-COVID-19 has affected the whole world and the way we do business. Here we will brief you on the impact of Canadian COVID-19 measures on business in Canada and give an overview of the actions taken by the Canadian government to support local business.
15:10: CETA: What is in it for Danish companies? (by Chief Consultant for Trade Policy Søren Rinder)
-Get an overview of the most important business-critical elements in the EU-Canada free trade agreement - CETA.
-Trade in goods: Learn about concrete examples of customs duty savings by using CETA, what paperwork do you need to do. 
-Understand how to engage with the Danish Trade Council in order to benefit from CETA and EU’s many other free trade agreements.
15:30: Spotlight: Opportunities in Specific Industries
-At Trade Council in Canada we focus on specific sectors based on the local market opportunities for Danish companies across North America. We will provide a brief overview of these focus areas.
15:40: Q&A
15:45: Webinar concludes

You have the opportunity to arrange 1-1 meetings with our sector-specialized advisors following the webinar for a talk on specific challenges for your company. To schedule this, please send an email to Consul General, Jeppe Fredslund at

Register for the April 23 webinar by sending an email to Amalie Bach at You will then receive a link to attend the webinar. Please note that by signing up for the webinar, you agree to receive related communications from The Trade Council of Denmark in North America.

If you have questions about the webinar or how we can help your business, please contact Consul General, Jeppe Fredslund at

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