Ukraine and Canada have agreed to expand the Free Trade Agreement in Services and Investment

Ukraine and Canada have agreed to continue negotiations to expand the Agreement on Free Trade in Services and Investment after the end of the war on the territory of Ukraine.

This was discussed during an online meeting between Deputy Minister of Economy of Ukraine – Trade Representative of Ukraine Taras Kachka with the President of Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce Zenon Potichnyi and representatives of Canadian business. The event was held on April 19 with the support of the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada.

“We are grateful to our Canadian partners for their on-going commitment to provide economic recovery and transformation funds for Ukraine, support small and medium-sized businesses, and rebuild destroyed property and infrastructure. We are also interested in expanding trade with Canada through the further liberalization of the Free Trade Agreement in Services and Investment,” said Deputy Minister of Economy Taras Kachka.

The parties also agreed to continue an active dialogue on attracting Canadian economic, financial and expert assistance to critically important sectors of the Ukrainian economy as well as further cooperation in expanding the presence of Canadian investors in Ukraine.