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Japan OKs FTAs with Thailand, Chile
Japan’s parliament has ratified free-trade agreements with Thailand and Chile, paving the way for the FTAs to take effect as early as this autumn.
Peruvian leader for toughening ties with Chile
Peruvian President Alan Garcia rejected the demand made by opposition leader Ollanta Humala to freeze an economic agreement with Chile until the border dispute is solved.
Dealing with domestic conflicts in FTA negotiations: Lessons from the Korea-Chile FTA and NAFTA
The most significant constraint in FTA negotiations is not international negotiation between two governments, but domestic negotiation with various domestic constituencies, such as organized farmers and labor, the national assembly, NGOs, etc. This paper analyzes the domestic conflicts that arise in FTA negotiations in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly focusing on the US, Japan, China and Korea.
FTA is the path to survival: says a Chilean diplomat
“Multilateral trade agreements require much patience and involve complicated processes. If trade determines the survival of your country, you need to be more active in shaping bilateral or multilateral trade frames,” said Chile’s Deputy Foreign Minister Alberto Van Klaveren during a two-day visit to Seoul.
Chile and Malaysia to start FTA talks
A Chilean high level delegation started negotiations with Malaysia to establish a Free Trade Agreement between the two countries, said Chile’s Palace of La Moneda (Government House) Thursday.
Vietnam, Chile begin free trade talks
Vietnam and Chile have launched negotiations on a free trade agreement, the Chilean Ambassador to Vietnam said Thursday, forecasting a deal may be reached soon.
Japan-Chile FTA (2007)
Chile: FTA with Japan represents a "black panorama" for fruit producers
According to the President of the Chilean based Federation of Fruit Producers, Rodrigo Echeverría, the agreement with Japan to conform a free trade zone benefits only few Chilean fruit producers.
Chile FTA final, eliminates tariffs on 92% of bilateral trade
Japan and Chile finalized the details Tuesday of their bilateral free-trade agreement, which will eliminate all tariffs on 92 percent of bilateral trade in terms of value within 10 years, officials said.
Japan, Chile sign free trade agreement
Japan signed a bilateral free trade agreement with Chile on Tuesday, the first such pact with a South American country for the world’s No. 2 economy.
Uruguay interested in free trade agreement with Chile
Although Uruguay and Chile belong to Mercosur and have a wide ranging agreement dating back to 1996, Uruguay’s goal is to reach “a free trade agreement similar to that with Mexico”.
Korea-Chile FTA marks third anniversary
Korea’s first free trade agreement with Chile, right on the other side of the globe, went into effect on April 1, 2004, bringing significant changes. We enjoy good, cheap Chilean wine and samgyeopsal (fresh bacon), while in Chile, Korean-made mobile phones are a big hit. But our trade deficit increased due to greater raw material imports and over 13,000 Korean farmers sustained harm. So what have been the most significant effects?
Chile business leaders to visit Vietnam, push for FTA
A group of Chilean 18 business leaders will visit Vietnam March 26 through April 1 in an economic mission organized by SOFOFA (Industrial Promotion Society), the Pacific Chilean Foundation, and Quiñenco SA.
Chile-Mexico: Nothing like free trade
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet’s Tuesday-Wednesday visit to Mexico will help strengthen the fastest-growing commercial relationship in Latin America — which expanded by nearly 2,000 percent between 1990 and 2006 — while giving concrete form to a strategic alliance that could also benefit neighbouring countries.
Japan-Chile to sign free trade pact in March
Japan is expected to sign a free trade deal with Chile when the South American country’s foreign minister visits next month.
Chile will ratify a FTA with Panama in the first semester
Costa Rica also announces to sign a FTA with Panama in the next three months
Chile, Japan to sign FTA next March: FM
Chilean Foreign Minister Alejandro Foxley Rioseco said in Santiago on Monday that Chile and Japan would sign a free trade agreement (FTA) in March 2007, following the conclusion of bilateral negotiations on the issue last month.
Scaling the Andes for free trade
Another day, another free trade negotiation. Two days after announcing a study into a free trade agreement with South Korea, Trade Minister Warren Truss revealed Australia will start negotiating an FTA with Chile.
China, Chile to start FTA talks on service trade/investment next Jan - report
China and Chile will start negotiations in January for a free trade agreement (FTA) covering service trade and investment, the official China Daily reported.
Chilean trade to span Asia
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet concluded a new tour of Asia and the Pacific in search of markets.