Ref: MR/2022-23/05 22nd April, 2022
TO: THE MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL
Sub: Request for inputs on Canada
As you may be aware, the India-Canada CEPA has been under negotiation.
In this regard, the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry is seeking views from the Council with regards to any trade related impediments including non-tariff barriers that the exporters may be facing while exporting to Canada. It is to further inform that as currently there is no significant imports from Canada to India and India is having substantial surplus in trade with Canada. Members are requested to give their views whether India can offer duty concession to Canada under the proposed India-Canada CEPA.