The following few pages have been designed to briefly explain the relationship between the European Union and Canada.
Did you know?
- The EU is Canada’s second largest trading partner in the world. (the US is #1)
- Canada and the EU have had official bilateral trade agreements since 1976.
- Both Canada and the European Union favour multilateral solutions to international problems.
Here is a comparison of Canada and the EU:
|Population (million) 2016||510||35|
|Area (1000 km2)||4,325||9,985|
|Population density (inhabitants per km2)||117||3.7|
|GDP (billion EUR, 2009)||10,317||914|
|GDP per capita (EUR 2009)||23,179||27,302|
Source: Eurostat, Statistics Canada, The World Factbook (CIA)