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Bleak outlook for Peru under FTA | 5-December-2005

In a study commissioned by the World Bank, GRADE researcher Javier Escobal said tariff deregulation of sensitive farm products under the agreement will mean losses of about 370 million dollars for rural families.


Morocco-UAE: What happened to the FTAs? | 5-December-2005

Recent difficulties in the implementation of Morocco’s free trade agreement with the UAE have raised questions regarding the kingdom’s readiness for trade liberalisation. They might also further delay the entry into force of more crucial free trade deals.


Bahrain-US FTA ’will spur competitiveness’ | 5-December-2005

A free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the US and Bahrain will help remove regulatory barriers to trade in Bahrain’s markets, but it is up to the country to improve competitiveness, a new study found.


Parliament ratifies FTA with Singapore | 5-December-2005

Korea’s National Assembly has overwhelmingly ratified a free trade agreement with Singapore. The vote was 220:5 in favor with three abstentions.


Free trade agreement between EU and GCC imminent | 5-December-2005

The European Union and GCC are expected to conclude talks on establishing a free trade deal in the near future. The deal, which has been a long time in the making, is likely to be sealed by the end of the current year, according to Abdurrahman Al Attiyah, the GCC Secretary General.


US, Andean nations narrow differences on IP in trade talks | 4-December-2005

Andean countries in late November narrowed differences with the United States over intellectual property protections in negotiations over a US-Andean bilateral free trade agreement, but divisions over market access for agriculture have likely delayed a final agreement until next year, at least for Colombia and Ecuador.


Bush reaches out to Democrats on trade | 4-December-2005

President Bush is starting to embrace a different political strategy for getting trade agreements through Congress: bipartisanship.


Chile, Peru near-FTA likely to be reached in new round | 1-December-2005

Chile and Peru will likely reach a deal for a free trade agreement in everything but name at an upcoming round of negotiations, Peru’s ambassador to Chile said Thursday.


Pakistan wants free trade agreement with US | 1-December-2005

Pakistan is pressing for a bigger reward for its alliance with the United States in the war on terror, with the country’s Commerce Minister calling for a Free Trade Agreement that would open up the American market to Pakistani goods.


Pakistan, US agree to bilateral investment agreement | 1-December-2005

Pakistan and United States’ have agreed over a mutual investment agreement that will smoothen the way to talks for a Free Trade Agreement between the two countries.


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  • Comments
    The international implications of the Philip Morris branding battle in Uruguay | 25-September-2014
    Eduardo : The Board of Directors and main owners of Philip Morris shoud go to jail and pay Public Health expenses in the countries they sell their toxic product!
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    César Zamora: Siempre se confunde lo que significa adquirir la exclusividad, sobre lo que una persona desarrolla con la autorización para comercializar. La siembra de transgénicos en Guatemala está prohibida, excepto cuando es para investigació ...
    EU must tear up association agreement with Israel | 13-September-2014
    Bernard K. Gordon: A very misguided comment was posted on your site, recommending that the EU-Israel trade agreement be "torn up." As many, many long and directly-experienced American commentators have pointed out, the record of Hamas during the Israel/Hamas ...
    Bilateral Investment Treaty to lure US companies to India, says expert | 12-September-2014
    Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah: It is a myth that investment treaties attract foreign investment. There are no studies which conclusively prove this assumption. What we know is that the existing Indian BITs have enabled disgruntled investors to bring arbitrations against India. Th ...
    US dairy groups oppose Canadian market access restrictions | 9-September-2014
    Harvey Dann: I read with great interest your article on cheese imports into Canada. It is unfortunate that this happened for everyone concerned. Perhaps everyone needs to take a look at COOL (Country of Origin Labelling) and how some segments of your industry an ...
    US back ECOWAS’ efforts to attain borderless trade status | 4-September-2014
    Rosi DeJean: The overall evidence of free trade has failed to support economic development in any of the countries under the Free Trade Act. The evidence has supported a rise in poverty in those regions, especially reviewing the Caribbean islands (Haiti, Jamaica ...
    Government moves to protect rooibos in EU — eight years on | 4-September-2014
    JACK: FINALLY Someone gets some Backbone
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