The Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) was replaced with the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) on July 1, 2017. The CFTA applies to procurements commenced on or after July 1, 2017. The AIT will continue to apply after July 1, 2017 to any procurement commenced before that date, until those procurements are complete. The procurement process commences after an entity has decided on its requirement. For questions on the application or obligations of the AIT, contracting officers may contact the Trade Agreement Unit of the Strategic Policy Sector at email@example.com.