Negotiations

S Korea suggests US carry out joint study on FTA’s economic effect

26-Jul-2017Yonhap South Korea suggested the United States carry out a joint study on the economic impact of the Seoul-Washington free trade agreement before starting talks on its amendment, Seoul’s trade ministry here said Tuesday.


Key issues

The king is dead, long live the king: the EU and the future of investor-state dispute settlement

26-Jul-2017 Volterra FiettaThe data lead to the inexorable conclusion that the European Commission’s declaration that “investment treaty arbitration is dead” is wrong by a ratio of over 1:3,000.

Texts of agreements

21-Jul-2017  | EU-Mexico FTA - EU text proposals (July 2017) All texts as available as of 18 July 2017
14-Jul-2017  | EU-Japan FTA - draft chapters (July 2017) 19 draft chapters, as released by the European Commission
28-Jun-2017  | EU-Japan - mandate (Jul 2012) As leaked by Greenpeace (in German)
28-Jun-2017  | EU-Japan FTA - draft chapters (Jan 2016 - Jan 2017) 14 draft chapters, as leaked by Greenpeace

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4-Jul-2017  Pakistan rejects proposal to ink 2nd free trade agreement with China
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