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Canada - Peru
Text of the agreement
  Background and Negotiations
   

On 31 May 1999, in Ottawa, Canada, the countries of the Andean Community -- Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela -- signed a Trade and Investment Cooperation Agreement (TICA) with the Government of Canada.

On 7 August 2002, the Government of Canada announced the intention to begin preliminary talks with the members of the Andean Community on a possible free trade agreement. Canada, Colombia and Peru announced the launch of negotiations towards a free trade agreement on 7 June 2007. On 26 January 2008, after three rounds of negotiations, Canada and Peru concluded their FTA.

On 29 May 2008, Canada and Peru sign a free trade agreement after ten months of negotiations.

In March 2009, the Government of Canada introduced legislation to implement the Canada-Peru and the Canada-Colombia Free Trade, Labour Cooperation and Environment Agreements in the House of Commons.

On 18 June 2009, the Government of Canada announced that legislation to implement Canada’s free trade agreement with Peru had been adopted by the Parliament and received Royal Assent. The Government also announced that it would work to have its FTA with Peru, including parallel agreements on labour co-operation and environment, implemented by as early as July 1st.

The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Canada and Peru came into force on August 1st, 2009.

Documents relating to the negotiations
01 August 2009 Canada - Peru FTA comes into effect  Spanish PDF new!
18 June 2009 Legislation to implement Canada’s free trade agreement with Peru was adopted by the Parliament and received Royal Assent PDF
26 March 2009 Canada introduces legislation to implement Colombia and Peru Free Trade Agreements PDF
29 May 2008 Lima, Peru. Canada and Peru sign FTA PDF
26 January 2008 Davos, Switzerland. Canada and Peru conclude free trade negotiations PDF
04 December 2007 Lima, Peru. IV round of free trade negotiations Canada-Colombia-Peru Spanish PDF
05 October 2007 Bogota, Colombia. III round of free trade negotiations Canada-Colombia-Peru Spanish PDF
10 September 2007 Bogota, Colombia. II round of free trade negotiations Canada-Colombia-Peru Spanish PDF
20 July 2007

Lima, Peru. First round of free trade negotiations Canada-Peru Spanish PDF

07 June 2007 Canada, Colombia and Peru announce launch of free trade negotiations PDF
07 August 2002 Canada to begin talks on a proposed FTA with the Andean countries PDF
31 May 1999 Trade and Investment Cooperation Arrangement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Andean Community PDF
Source: Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada; Ministerio de Comercio Exterior y Turismo, Perú; Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo, Colombia; Office of the Prime Minister, Canada
  Text of the Agreement
   
29 May 2008 Text of the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement
Source: Ministerio de Comercio Exterior y Turismo, Perú

  Related Articles and Studies
   
April 2009 Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. Final Environment Assessment of the Canada-Colombia and Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Negotiations PDF New!
January 2008 Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. Canada-Andean Community FTA Negotiations: Initial Environmental Assessment Report PDF
June 2007

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. Economic Analysis of Prospective Free Trade Agreement(s) between Canada and the Countries of the Andean Community PDF

  Sources
   
 

 
Recent Developments
  01 August 2009. Canada-Peru FTA comes into effect New!

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