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Uruguayan State requested hefty sum in damages over Montevideo Port deals
Chilean and Canadian partners of the Montecon consortium handling operations in the port of Montevideo have started an arbitration process for “damages and losses” worth up to US$ 600 million against the Uruguayan State.
Modernisation of the Chile-EU FTA: a false promise of equity and development
An in-depth analysis of the Chile-EU FTA reveals its profound neo-colonial character and that it is an instrument of the neo-liberal economic order that emerged in the 1980s.
Kyiv has offered Argentina and Chile a free trade agreement, participation in reconstruction, and investment opportunities in Ukraine
Following visits by Minister of Economy Yuliya Svyrydenko to Argentina and Chile, she confirmed a common interest in investment and the conclusion of bilateral agreements on free trade.
Critical mineral imports, acquisition of mines could feature in India - Chile FTA discussions
India’s Mines Ministry is pushing for critical minerals’ inclusion in India-Chile FTA talks, focusing on copper and lithium. By partnering with Chile, a key player in the global Lithium Triangle, India aims to reduce mineral import dependence and strengthen its commitment to renewable energy.
UAE and Chile conclude CEPA negotiations to boost trade ties
The United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Chile have successfully concluded negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.
S. Korea, Chile hold talks on improving bilateral FTA
South Korea’s trade ministry it has launched another round of talks with Chile to update their bilateral free trade agreement, aiming to reflect the latest changes in the global supply chain and the digital economy.
EU-Chile trade agreement: broad cross-border data flow commitment with country without adequacy status
The European Parliament gave consent to the EU - Chile trade agreement. The agreement’s digital chapter contains a new, broad cross-border data flow commitment, while Chile does not have a data protection adequacy status.
EU-Chile: Council gives final endorsement to bilateral trade agreement
The Council today adopted the decision on the conclusion of the Interim Agreement on trade between the European Union and Chile. This decision marks the end of the internal ratification process within the EU and paves the way for the entry into force of the deal.
EU-Chile trade agreement falls short on animal welfare
The negative impacts of unconditional trade liberalisation should not be ignored: The EU and Chile should maximise the language on animal welfare cooperation within the agreement to ensure significant progress for the well-being of animals.
European Parliament backs deeper political and economic ties with Chile
MEPs approved the EU-Chile Advanced Framework Agreement and its complementing deal on trade and investment liberalisation.
Modernisation of the EFTA–Chile free trade agreement conclusion of negotiations
A chapter-by-chapter factsheet by the EFTA Secretariat.
100+ organisations call on MEPs to vote against EU-Chile Deal
As concerned members of European civil society organizations and trade unions, we write to urgently draw your attention to the upcoming vote on the EU-Chile advanced framework agreement.
EFTA updates free trade agreement with Chile
The countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), of which Switzerland is a member, and Chile have concluded negotiations to modernise their free trade agreement.
EU & Chile finalise key trade agreement amid global challenges
These agreements, seen as crucial amid global challenges, aim to enhance EU-Chile cooperation in tackling supply chain issues, securing critical raw materials.
EU-Chile: Council adopts decisions for a modernised association agreement
The Council adopted two decisions to sign the Advanced Framework Agreement and the interim Trade Agreement with Chile, which together constitute an updated version of the EU-Chile Association Agreement currently in place.
Farmer and peasant organisations from Europe and South America unite against the “modernisation” of the EU-Chile Free Trade Agreement
The following analysis outlines some of the main reasons why the signatory organisations reject both the modernisation of the EU-Chile agreement and the European Commission’s attempt to propose an interim agreement in order to accelerate the conclusion of this FTA.
Eight reasons why we say NO to Chile-EU Free Trade Agreement
It is absurd to consider Chile equal to the European Union in terms of industrialization, education, or access to economic and social rights, as the treaty does.
Stop unjust trade – Stop EU-Mercosur, EU-Chile and EU-Mexico
We call upon political representatives to send a strong signal AGAINST the free trade (and investment) agreements between the EU, Mexico, Chile and the Mercosur and prepare the soil for a new era of just and sustainable cooperation between the two regions.
EU-Latin America summit will be an environmental car crash
Civil society organisations, indigenous and social movements across Latin America are already mobilising to raise their voices during the summit against these harmful trade deals.
EU in talks with Chile on raw materials ‘strategic partnership’
The modernised EU-Chile trade agreement, like its sister EU-Mexico trade deal, contains a new chapter on energy and raw materials, which opens the door for deeper cooperation in those areas.