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Cartoons threat to EU trade talks | 13-February-2006

Free trade negotiations between the EU and GCC face being disrupted by the ongoing controversy surrounding cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), according to a Saudi official involved in the talks.


Quel partenariat économique avec l’UE ? | 13-February-2006

Peut-on encore faire confiance à l’Union européenne (UE) ? La déconvenue subie sur le dossier sucre devrait nous inciter à la prudence par rapport à la conclusion d’un accord de partenariat économique (APE) entre l’UE et le groupe de l’Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA), dont Maurice fait partie.


Eastern promise | 12-February-2006

Trade and investment. Not words which always set the pulse racing, the heart pounding.


Freedom isn’t free | 12-February-2006

Disarray on the political side of the house casts the side of free-trade talks with the United States into question.


Japan, ASEAN to resume free trade talks | 12-February-2006

Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed Saturday to resume official free trade agreement negotiations in March, as ASEAN welcomed Japan’s proposal of a common tariff-elimination method.


Thai service sector must adapt to FTA challenges | 12-February-2006

Economists at the KASIKORN Research Centre (KRC) on Sunday urged Thailand’s service sector to adapt if it plans to survive stiff competition caused by free trade area (FTA) agreements Thailand has signed with other countries.


Uribe for US FTA, Colombia against | 12-February-2006

President Alvaro Uribe will travel to the US on Monday to talk about free trade agreements while most Colombians continue rejecting that trade scheme.


No US-ME free trade talks this year but with Egypt | 12-February-2006

According to US Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East Shaun Donnelly, the only Arab country under consideration for beginning FTA talks before the summer of 2007 is Egypt.


Oman-US FTA gathers momentum | 11-February-2006

Notwithstanding the Democrats’ reservations over the existing labour laws in Oman, the United States is confident that the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) that it had signed on January 19 this year in Washington will sail through smoothly in the Congress in the next few months.


Viet Nam, Japan prepare for negotiations on bilateral FTA | 11-February-2006

Vietnamese and Japanese commerce experts will meet in Ha Noi from Feb. 16-18 in preparation for negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries, and a meeting at higher level will be held by the end of this year, according to the Trade Ministry.


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  • Comments
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    No2ISDS: Dearden got the arguments across well. This is an abomination and MUST not happen.
    Are Comesa, EAC, SADC realistic in plotting Africa’s free trade area? | 14-November-2014
    Samuel : The re-look on who the beneficiaries will be is lopsided and not entirely true. In fact the beneficiaries form an economic point of view will be the small economies who will have a wider scope of market for their products which are not yet over-conc ...
    Turkey could suspend membership in EU Customs Union over TTIP deal: Minister | 14-November-2014
    André: Many thanks for this article. It is nice that you illustrate the article with fruit and vegetables, but paradoxically fruit and vegetables from the EU are one of the items not covered by the customs union with Turkey. They are often subject to very ...
    The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and UK healthcare | 12-November-2014
    Nplima: Hi, Can you please explain a bit better your reasoning behind this statement: "The market liberalisation introduced by the 2012 Health and Social Care Act ensures it will be effectively impossible to take the NHS back into public hands if the E ...
    Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" | 9-November-2014
    Nell: Why are you saving seeds patented by Monsanto? Why are you using them?
    Paloma López: "Si no hay nada que ocultar, hagan públicos todos los documentos del TTIP" | 9-November-2014
    juan-hilario: Desde una mirada estrictamente lógica, a mi entender, el motivo por el cual no se hacen públicos los acuerdos con las multinacionales es porque desde la actual política europea se quiere tener una situación de liderazgo compartid ...
    El Tratado de Libre Comercio, la crisis capitalista y la debilidad del derecho a decidir | 7-November-2014
    juan-hilario: Me ha gustado leer esta reflexión porque está desarrollada con sencillez y proporcionando antecedentes y una suficiente secuencia sobre el tratado de libre comercio. Hay un ejercicio de síntesis para poder darse cuenta de que tenemos ...

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