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Lobbies trying to stall FTA with EU: Attiyah | 25-November-2009
Lobbies representing European petrochemicals and aluminum industries are attempting to stall the long overdue free trade agreement between the Gulf Cooperation Council and the European Union because they are concerned about compettion from the GCC
FTA between GCC, EU expected to be sealed next March: Kuwaiti official | 1-October-2009
The long-awaited negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and the Gulf Cooperation Council is expected to be completed by next March, a Kuwaiti senior official said Tuesday.
EU urged to sign free trade deal with Gulf states | 29-September-2009
Gulf oil producers yesterday urged the European Union to stop setting conditions and sign a free trade agreement that has eluded the two sides for nearly two decades because of persistent rifts.
Gulf states, EU to resume negotiations over free-trade agreement | 11-August-2009
The EU is expected to drop "noneconomic demands" to which the Gulf states object, according to a report from the Emirates Industrial Bank.
EU free trade secondary to Asia pacts: Al Mansouri | 27-May-2009
The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is concentrating on trade talks with East Asia after negotiations with the European Union stalled, Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, said.
West accused of ‘hypocrisy’ on free trade | 6-May-2009
A former Qatari minister yesterday lambasted Western “hypocrisy” and “double standards” when it came to free trade agreements (FTAs) with smaller nations. And he maintained that the GCC-US FTA was a thing of the “past”.
GCC-EU FTA hits roadblock again | 6-May-2009
Free trade talks between the GCC and the European Union have been suspended again after the two sides failed to reach an agreement on human rights and customs duties on GCC exports to Europe.
US should consider trade pact with EU —manufacturers | 29-April-2009
A proposed trade deal between Canada and the European Union puts pressure on the United States to begin thinking about its own trade pact with Europe, U.S. manufacturers said on Tuesday.
EU-GCC free trade talks to resume after being derailed in December | 29-April-2009
The European Union and the Gulf Cooperation Council’s Joint Council meet today at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel to put on track the Free Trade Agreement talks that were derailed by the GCC last December.
GCC mulls reopening free trade talks aith EU | 12-April-2009
The Gulf Cooperation Council chief and Saudi and Omani ministers on Sunday discussed how to revive talks on a free trade accord with the European Union that broke down in December
EU responds to demands with more demands | 29-January-2009
The demands which stood as obstacles to signing an EU-GCC FTA are non-commercial demands, although GCC countries made a great leap in updating and modernising economic and commercial laws in the past years, thinking this would meet EU requirements in this respect.
Massive GCC trade imbalance at heart of failed FTA with EU | 6-January-2009
Gulf oil producers have accused their main economic partner the European Union (EU) of lacking interest in signing the long-sought free trade deal as it shifts interest to partners in East Europe.
EU and US business to profit from the crisis? | 14-June-2013
Court ruling fails to stop business lobbies’ privileged access in EU-India trade talks | 13-June-2013
How popular resistance can defeat corporate power | 3-June-2013
LA social movements map solidarity with ALBA alliance | 27-May-2013
Unfair, unsustainable, and under the radar | 26-May-2013
Perú: ¡por un límite NO negociable de nuestros derechos! | 20-May-2013
Plantón contra el TPP | 20-May-2013
In whose interest is EU-India FTA being negotiated? | 16-May-2013
Colombia: Paro nacional de productores | 13-May-2013
Japanese movement against TPP growing | 10-May-2013
Traders protest against govt policies on FDI, FTA | 6-May-2013
Carta abierta al presidente Correa: No al TLC con la UE | 30-April-2013