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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.
Chilean foreign minister proposes to upgrade FTA
Chilean Foreign Affairs Minister Andres Allamand visited Korea to discuss upgrading the Korea-Chile free trade agreement as well as other cooperative measures ahead of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties in April 2022.
Singapore to ink free trade deal with Latin American bloc by end of 2021
Singapore will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) by the end of this year with the Pacific Alliance (PA), a trading bloc of four Latin American nations - Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
Report on the 10th round of negotiations between the EU and Chile for the modernisation of the trade part of the EU Chile association agreement
The 10th round of negotiations for the modernisation of the trade part of the association agreement took place from 19 April to 7 May 2021.
S. Korea seeks to join DEPA, promote digital trade
South Korea held a public hearing on its bid to join a global pact on the digital trade sector that covers a wider array of issues beyond conventional free trade agreements.
Canada-Chile agreement aimed at enhancing bilateral engagement on intellectual property issues
The memorandum of understanding creates a formal mechanism for the two countries to enhance bilateral engagement on IP under the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement.
PH, Chile to kick off joint economic cooperation this year
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said the Joint Economic Cooperation (JEC) between the Philippines and Chile will commence this year to strengthen trade and investment ties between the two nations.
India and Chile to discuss PTA expansion, Green Hydrogen and mining next month
Both countries are also focused on expanding Agricultural cooperation. Besides addressing market access issues for products of mutual interest, the two sides are working on an agreement on Agriculture.
S. Korea vows to speed up trade talks with Central, South America in 2021
South Korea’s trade ministry vowed to make more progress in expanding trade pacts with counterparts from Central and South America this year, in line with its efforts to diversify its export portfolio amid the growing protectionism around the globe.
French controllers of Nuevo Pudahuel, operator of the Santiago airport, initiate ICSID proceedings against Chile
Nuevo Pudahuel had asked the Ministry of Public Works to extend the term of the concession contract as a result of the pandemic, but the MOP was closed to changes in the contract.
Portugal aims to seal EU-Mercosur trade agreement, progress on other deals
Portugal will try to conclude a free-trade agreement between the EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur during its six-month EU presidency, and attempt to expand Europe’s ties with other potential trade partners.
Singapore and New Zealand to enter digital trade agreement
The Digital Economy Partnership Agreement between New Zealand, Singapore, and Chile will enter into force today.
Chile aims to seal updated EU trade deal in early 2021
Chile and the European Union could seal a deal on a modernised free-trade accord by April, Chile’s deputy trade minister said.
S. Korea to hold 4th round of talks on amending FTA with Chile
The two sides will hold discussions on five categories — goods, intellectual property rights, trade promotion, anti-corruption and cooperation.
Indonesia pursues trade deals with African, Latin American, Middle Eastern countries
The Indonesian government is pursuing a series of trade deals with non-traditional partners in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East in an effort to navigate international trade during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
India and Chile hopes to firm up bilateral investment protection deal
Official sources said both sides are looking at firming up a bilateral investment protection treaty.
Chile seeks to resume FTA negotiations with South Korea
Chile’s official recently visited South Korea, with the intention of resuming the negotiations to update the FTA between both countries that were interrupted by the pandemic.