Further to discussions between the CBSA and their EU counterparts, it would now appear that the designation “Canada/EU preferential origin” is open to some interpretation. Specifically, Canada and the EU will now accept the below origin indications within field 3 of the CETA origin declaration. This is contrary to the CBSA’s prior position stating that only “of Canada/EU preferential origin” would be acceptable per Annex 2 of the CETA protocol.
- CM (Ceuta or Melilla)
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