CETA and Ireland Explained

Ireland is edging towards a vote to ratify CETA, between Canada and the European Union. CETA has been implemented provisionally since September 2017, but needs final approval by all EU parliaments, before full implementation.

The agreement, set to decrease tariffs and make it easier to trade goods and services between the E.U. and Canada, was not without its critics.

Before the vote in Ireland’s parliament, the Dáil, EURACTIV takes a closer look at the impacts of CETA on Ireland and Irish exports into Canada, such as Irish Whiskey.

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