CUFTA Granted Royal Assent

CUFTA Granted Royal Assent

June 2, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the granting of Royal Assent to the act implementing the Canada Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA). The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, signed the CUFTA Implementation Act (C-31) on June 1.

“This historic agreement is a win-win for both Canada and Ukraine. I congratulate everyone who worked for its adoption,” stated Paul Grod, National President of the UCC. “This deal will provide significant new opportunities for both Canadian and Ukrainian investors and businesses, and will further stimulate economic growth in Ukraine and Canada.”

The Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement will enter into force 30 days after the exchange of ratification documents.

For a summary and analysis of the CUFTA, please see the Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support Project’s CUFTA In 10 Minutes 

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