General Agreement on Trade in Services
General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS):
Under the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), Canada agreed to make it very easier for international business people to access the Canadian services market. This also applies to service providers from more than one hundred forty World Trade Organization member countries.
In GATS, they are 3 groups of business people are covered:
- Business visitors,
- Professionals and
- Intra-company transferees.
Qualified business people can enter Canada more easily because they don’t need an LMIA from the Government of Canada or, in the case of business visitors, a work permit.