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No to TPP-11! Chile’s battle for sovereignty
The recent experience of the countries that have already ratified the TPP-11 and begun to operate, has demonstrated the character of this treaty and its pro-business tribunals, which is nothing more than an insurance for large corporations on their profits and markets.
State of play in EU trade policy
After a slow year, the EU’s free trade agenda is picking up speed under the Czech EU Council presidency. Nevertheless, more momentum still seems to be on the unilateral trade measures currently being negotiated in the bloc.
Social movement reflections on FTAs in the new Chilean constitution
Interview with Chilean activist Lucía Sepúlveda Ruiz.
Spain calls for a quick ratification of EU trade agreements with Chile, Mexico and Mercosur, but what else is needed?
Spanish foreign minister Jose Manuel Albares called on his EU peers to definitively advance in the ratification of the trade accords of the European Union with Chile, Mexico and Mercosur.
EU wants to sign stalled trade agreements, but with Mercosur objections persist
The European Union aims to finalize and sign at least three stalled trade agreements this year as the bloc looks to reinforce strategic alliances amid the turmoil caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Russian war leads EU bloc to push for faster trade deals
A group of European Union countries are pushing to kick start negotiations on stalled free-trade agreements as Russia’s war with Ukraine threatens the bloc’s economic and security interests.
Spain pushes for quick EU action to approve Chile trade deal
Spain wants the European Union to move quickly to ink a free-trade deal with copper powerhouse Chile that was put on ice late last year.
What you should know about the Chile-Brazil Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
The Free Trade Agreement between Brazil and Chile went into effect on January 25. It is an additional protocol to Chile’s Free Trade Agreement with Mercosur.
UAE, Chile to consolidate trade ties with CEPA
CEPA negotiations are expected to finish in the next six months, said Chilean vice minister of Trade. A framework of protection for investors and double taxation agreements are also under discussion.
Singapore, Pacific Alliance countries sign trade agreement
Singapore has signed a free trade agreement with the Pacific Alliance - made up of Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Chile - those governments said on Wednesday, in a deal they said would facilitate trade and closer ties with Asia.
Chile’s Codelco requests second arbitration against Ecuador over copper project
Chile’s state-controlled Codelco requested a second international arbitration process with Ecuador and its National Mining Company (Enami EP) over the Llurimagua copper project.
Chilean government’s political manipulation of Chile/European Union FTA negotiations
We call on social organisations to be attentive to what happens with the modernisation of the Association Agreement between Chile and the European Union.
Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) text (Jun 2020)
Ukraine, Chile interested in concluding free trade agreement – Economy Ministry
Ukraine aims to deepen bilateral cooperation with Chile in the trade and economic sector by concluding a free trade agreement (FTA).
France seeks to freeze EU trade talks until after April vote
New Zealand, Chile talks among those Paris seeks to pause. Trade pacts have been weaponized in previous French elections.
S. Korea, Chile to hold 6th round of talks on amending FTA
South Korea and Chile will hold their sixth round of negotiations this week on updating their bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) that went into effect in 2004.
Chile sees ‘long line’ of nations looking to join digital partnership initiative
Chile sees growing interest from several nations in joining the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement, an international treaty brokered last year by the country and fellow APEC members New Zealand and Singapore.
Modernisation of the association agreement between the European Union and Chile
30+ MEPs on the EU Commission to not conclude negotiations of the EU-Chile trade deal before Chile’s constitutional process is over.
French airport investors make good on earlier threat to bring treaty-based claims against Chile in relation to reduced air traffic during the COVID pandemic
Two French airport companies, Aeroports de Paris (ADP) and Vinci Airports, have initiated treaty-based arbitration proceedings against Chile, invoking the Chile-France bilateral investment treaty (BIT).
DEPA lacks added value
There is minimal value added by DEPA, even as a pathfinder for e-commerce proponents in the WTO and APEC. For critics of the TPP and CPTPP’s one-sided rules, DEPA reflects a wasted opportunity.