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Australian trade minister Dan Tehan to visit India to push interim trade deal
Australian trade minister Dan Tehan will travel to India this week for talks with his counterpart Piyush Goyal to push efforts to finalise an interim trade deal.
UK-Australia free trade deal a step closer
The free trade agreement will be examined by parliament’s treaties committee before being implemented. Australian Trade Minister hopes that would happen within the next year.
The UK-Australia FTA shows the UK means business on digital trade policy
The new free-trade agreement with Australia could be setting the precedents for what a modern digital trade policy will look like for the UK.
Thai Prime Minister under fire over reopening of Australian gold mine
The mine was shut amid accusations of villagers being poisoned by leaking toxic waste. Kingsgate, whose Thai subsidiary Akara Resources had operated the mine since 2001, filed an international arbitration lawsuit.
UK-Australia free trade agreement - the first from scratch
What will the FTA achieve? What does it cover? What are its key impacts?
Bangladesh eyes more tie-up with Australia
As the possibility of a free-trade agreement (FTA) between Bangladesh and Australia is unlikely soon, trade officials suggest signing a bilateral investment treaty to bolster investment.
Will oppose any move to throw open dairy sector to Australia: BKU
Indian farmers will oppose the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) between India and Australia if it throws open the country’s dairy sector for Australian dairy majors.
India to keep sensitive dairy, agri items out of FTA with Australia
India is keeping sensitive dairy and agriculture items out of the India-Australia free trade agreement (FTA) as it does not want to compromise the interest of its farmers.
India-Australia interim FTA talks to close soon
India and Australia are expected to complete negotiations for an interim free trade agreement (FTA) soon, a move aimed at boosting economic ties between the two countries.
Australia-UK FTA text (Dec 2021)
Australia free trade deal with UK denounced by unions as ‘anti-worker’
The agreement makes it easier for citizens to work in each country and removes the need for labour market testing.
Australia deal is a disaster for UK climate policy
The UK has just signed a trade deal with Australia, a country with one of the world’s worst records on tackling climate change.
What might be the impact of the Australia trade deal on British food and farming
Approximately 40% of Australia’s total beef supply is produced in intensive feedlot systems where the animals are kept in close confinement and fed largely on grain rather than pasture.
Australian beef linked to deforestation could end up part of post-Brexit trade deal
Investigation finds areas of cleared land in Queensland likely to be habitats for threatened species.
Australia urges US to push back on ‘digital authoritarianism’
The Morrison government is pushing the Biden administration to strike a digital free trade agreement with democracies across the Indo-Pacific in a bid to counter China’s “digital authoritarianism”.
‘Proposed India-Australia early harvest trade pact likely by year-end or early 2022’
Both sides are keen to meet the time-line of having an early harvest agreement by the year-end. Comprehensive agreement aimed by 2022.
India, Australia negotiations on interim FTA speed up as Dec deadline approaches
India and Australia are on track so far for signing an interim free trade agreement (FTA) next month with officials from both sides engaged in exchanging lists of demands and offers in the goods, services and investments sectors, a source has said.
New-gen issues in India’s line of sight as it eyes trade deals
As India goes into firming up trade deals with developed nations like Australia, the UK and the regional bloc, and the EU, it will have to be well prepared to negotiate on new-generation issues, such as data protection regulation, e-commerce, and environment.
Campaign win: Australia cuts ties with Energy Charter Treaty (ECT)
In a significant step forward in the campaign against Investor-State Dispute Settlements (ISDS), Australia has announced its withdrawal from its signatory status to the Energy Charter Treaty.
RCEP mega trade deal to take effect in January, Australia says
The RCEP, a major trade deal including Japan, China, ASEAN, Australia and other members, is set to take effect on Jan. 1, the Australian government has announced.