On April 1, 2013, the Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement came into effect. On March 18, 2013, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued Customs Notice CN-2013-005 “Implementation of the Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement (CPAFTA)”.
A copy of the CPAFTA may be found on the Department of International Trade web-site. The CPATFTA was signed on August 11, 2009. Canada has also signed a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement with Panama.