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China, Chile launch FTA negotiation
China and Chile officially launched negotiations Tuesday to establish a free trade area (FTA) between the two countries.
India, Chile sign framework agreement on economic cooperation
India and Chile have signed a Framework Agreement on Economic Cooperation to promote expansion of trade by providing limited preferential access to each other initially.
Chile president to sign draft FTA with India
The visiting Chilean president will sign a framework free trade agreement with India.
Critique of the proposed Chile-New Zealand Closer Economic Partnership (P3 with Singapore)
The New Zealand, Chile and Singapore governments are promoting a P-3 whose primary - and arguably only - beneficiaries are the transnational companies that straddle two of the three countries, including opportunists who locate there to take advantage of the deal. The greatest potential beneficiaries are the agribusiness interests of Fonterra and Nestle as they promote their shared strategy to dominate Latin America’s dairy industry.
Arena launches sign-on letter to oppose the P-3
ARENA today stepped up its campaign against the proposed Chile/New Zealand free trade agreement, which forms part of the Pacific 3 (P-3) with Singapore, by launching a sign-on letter to the Prime Minister calling on her to end the negotiations.
Chile, Peru to start FTA negotiations in January
Chile and Peru will start negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) in January, local press cited Chilean Foreign Minister Ignacio Walker as saying on Saturday.
The proposed US-SACU FTA: Comparison with FTAA, CAFTA, US-Chile and US-Singapore
Many civic organizations in the SACU region and the US, especially the labor unions, as well as other governments within Southern Africa note many possible disadvantages to the proposed US-SACU FTA.
SPS issues and free trade agreements
While the main US goal on agriculture in many FTA negotiations often is to secure non-SPS related concessions such as lower tariffs, the foreign partners often see the FTA as an opportunity to resolve outstanding SPS issues with the US as well as seek accelerated new market access to the US for their animal and plant products.
China, Chile decide to start FTA talks
China and Chile have decided to start talks on a free trade agreement (FTA)
Japan, Chile to set up joint FTA study board
Japan and Chile are expected to set up a joint study board aimed at concluding a free trade agreement.
Chile wants study of RTAs and FTAs within Asia-Pacific
Chile wants a study of regional trading arrangements (RTAs) and free trade agreements (FTAs) within the Asia Pacific region, and this is likely to be discussed by the leaders at the forthcoming APEC Summit in Santiago.
Free trade pact eyed to aid firms in Chile
Japan is considering a free trade agreement with Chile out of concern the Latin American country’s FTA agreements with other nations may put Japanese companies in the area at a disadvantage.
Bilateral agreements and a TRIPS-plus world: the Chile-US FTA
In these issues papers, the author examines a subject of importance in the developing international intellectual property regime and highlights the key issues arising. The topics have been chosen following consultations with negotiators from developing countries and respond to their concerns.
Japan business leaders want FTA with Chile
The head of the Japanese team on a Japan-Chile economic panel have asked the Japanese government to boost efforts to conclude a bilateral free trade agreement.
Stiglitz: New trade pacts betray the poorest partners
In negotiating trade agreements with Morocco, Chile and other countries, the Bush administration has used the same approach that earned us the enmity of so much of the rest of the world. The bilateral agreements reveal an economic policy dictated more by special interests than by a concern for the well-being of our poorer trading partners.
Bilateral & regional negotiations on agriculture: competitive liberalization or protectionist confusion?
Synoptic review of what is happening with US trade talks on agriculture, outside the WTO
We denounce the Korea-Japan FTA
The governments of Korea and Japan have come together today, 350km away from Seoul, for their fifth negotiation to consolidate a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries. Ever since the negotiations were initiated last December, many NGOs and people’s organizations have shown concern over the planned FTA.
Chile keen to sign PTA with India to boost trade volume
Chile, the fastest growing economy in Latin America, has said it was keen to sign preferential trade agreement with India to increase the bilateral trade volume which stood at a meagre 230 million dollars in 2003.
Korea’s Trade Deficit With Chile Widens
The nation’s trade deficit with Chile widened to $528 million in the five months since a free trade agreement (FTA) took effect on April 1.
USA : FTA opens the exports ’door’ to Chile
The US and Chile set up the Free Trade Agreement between the two countries early this year. This has opened a flood of opportunity for both the countries and more so for US to export clothing, textiles, telecommunication goods etc.