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The EU is no progressive free trader: It’s exporting chronic diseases to Latin America
The EU has apparently chosen to put the trade goals of European tobacco companies ahead of their own commitments to sustainable development.
Bolivia ordered to make US$49mn award to Chile’s Quiborax
After a 14-year dispute between Quiborax and the Bolivian government, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) rejected Bolivia’s application to annul a US$48.6mn award in favor of the Chilean mining company.
Chinese, Chilean FMs hold talks to deepen bilateral cooperation
China expects Chile to continue to play an active and exemplary role in jointly building the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative with Latin America, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday.
Uruguay: No position on the FTA with Chile after an official plenary
The plenary of the leftist coalition Broad Front concluded on Sunday with a motion that postpones the decision over the Free Trade Agreement with Chile.
A new FTA on the anvil between Chile and Brazil
The Chilean President Sebastián Piñera and Brazilian President Michel discussed a proposal for a free trade agreement between Brazil and Chile.
EP wants to include gender equality in free-trade agreements
The European Parliament has adopted a resolution to better account for gender equality in trade agreements. The commission could follow up on the resolution in its agreement with Chile.
EU and Chile looking for the perfect agreement
The European Union and Chile would like to improve on their association agreement, which in 15 years has resulted in the doubling of trade volumes between them.
Moving forward in global trade
Thailand has entered into negotiations for a number of free trade agreements (FTA). Its first FTA was the Asean Free Trade Area, signed in 1992. The country has six FTAs with India, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Peru and Chile.
EU-Chile trade talks: Commission releases its proposals and reports about progress
The negotiating teams covered a broad range of issues such as the facilitation of customs procedures, trade in services, investment, competition, rules of origin, and intellectual property.
EU-Chile FTA: EU proposals (Jan 2018)
As released by the European Commission
Japan says trans-Pacific trade pact, without US, to be signed in March
Eleven countries aiming to forge a new Asia-Pacific trade pact after the United States pulled out of an earlier version will hold a signing ceremony in Chile in March.
Chinese FM meets Chile’s president-elect on bilateral ties
China is willing to further deepen the comprehensive strategic partnership with Chile, and enhance cooperation with Latin America within the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Indonesia, Chile sign CEPA
Indonesia and Chile have signed the Indonesia-Chile Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita announced.
Chile interested in joint partnerships with Pakistan
A Joint Feasibility Group will work to formalize the FTA within six months’ period.
EU, Chile to start talks to update free trade deal
The EU and Chile signed a deal on political and economic cooperation in 2002, but have decided it needs updating to increase work together on issues including climate change, education policy and trade.
Xi, Bachelet witness upgrade of China-Chile FTA
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Chilean counterpart, Michelle Bachelet witnessed the signing of a bilateral deal on upgrading the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries.
Indonesia, Chile to conclude trade talks next month
The delegates of the Trade in Goods Indonesia-Chile Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement have agreed to conclude their negotiations during their latest talks.
US wants to update Latin America pacts next after NAFTA
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer pointed to the need to modernise agreements with Peru, Colombia, Panama and Chile, as well as the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).
Indonesia expects to conclude four FTAs in 2017
The government is optimistic that it will conclude four bilateral free trade agreements this year: comprehensive economic partnership agreements (CEPA) with Australia, the European Free Trade Association and Chile as well as a preferential trade agreement (PTA) with Iran.