As Indonesia accelerates talks with 15 Asia-Pacific nations, it is prioritizing the conclusion of five trade deals to open access to foreign markets and lure inflows of investment.
China and Chile agreed here Tuesday to start negotiation on upgrading their Free Trade Agreement
The main pillar of the Chilean economy is mining and Chile mainly imports industrial products, machinery and intermediate goods from South Korea.
Hong Kong and Chile confirmed that they have signed a bilateral investment agreement at the APEC summit.
There are connections between the imposition of brutal austerity and corporate-friendly trade deals and the frightening rise of far-right parties.
Six percent appears to be the base rate on tariffs for products exported to Chile.
India and Chile agreed to expand their bilateral preferential trade agreement (PTA) with both sides offering to lower or eliminate tariffs on a number of items traded with each other.
Despite protests and opposition from social movements, the Chilean government is expecting to send the Trans-Pacific Partnership to its Congress for approval by the end of 2016, President Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday.
The Philippines Department of Trade and Industry is aggressively pursuing free trade talks with key trading partners, including the European Union and Chile, as it seeks to follow through with the gains achieved by the last administration.
Uruguay, which will soon sign a free trade deal with Chile and upgrade its agreement with Mexico, has been invited by Colombia and Peru to turn its current agreements with them into an FTA as well
President Tabare Vazquez said that Uruguay planned to sign a free trade agreement with Chile, expanding south-to-south cooperation and regional integration.
The EU is in a drive to deepen trade ties with Latin America. It is eager to do business with Cuba, and on the cusp of relaunching negotiations with Mercosur.
"The battle to prevent this trade agreement from being implemented is far from over", asserts the humanitarian organization, joining the rejection that the treaty Chile signed in New Zealand arouses.
Citizen opposition to the signing of the TPP will take place throughout the region, with joint mobilizations taking place in Peru and Argentina.
Economic growth and expanding middle class is fuelling demand for US agricultural products.
The governments of the Philippines and Chile on Monday agreed to pursue a possible free trade agreement, signing a letter of intent on a joint feasibility study.
This September 11th will be the forty-second anniversary of the US-backed coup against the democratically-elected Chilean government. Salvador Allende warned against neoliberalism’s disastrous effects just before he was overthrown. He was right to be worried.
Activists in Chile have made their government draw red lines on the corporate-friendly investment deal. North Americans could take a lesson.
There has never been any doubt that the United States, and especially the US Congress, wields ultimate power over the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The Philippines plans to forge bilateral agreements with Mexico, Chile and Canada, after the countries started last week exploration talks aimed at further strengthening their trade and economic relations.