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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).
UK to start new ‘trade dialogue’ with Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
The UK´s trade dialogue with the Andean countries will aim to strengthen bilateral trade and prepare the ground for potential future FTAs post Brexit.
Canada’s Gran Colombia Gold files $700 million lawsuit against Colombia over Marmato project
Canadian miner Gran Colombia Gold has filed a US$700 million lawsuit against Colombia under the Colombian-Canadian free trade agreement after the government ordered the company to cease operations at the El Burro site in Marmato.
Corporate sovereignty used to bully Ukraine, Colombia and Italy for protecting public health and the environment
ISDS is an attempt to remove the risk of investment from companies, and place it squarely on the public’s shoulders, without any quid pro quo.
Compulsory licensing in Colombia: Leaked documents show aggressive lobbying by Novartis
Confidential documents obtained by Public Eye show that Novartis has threatened Colombia with international investment arbitration under its BIT with Switzerland to avoid the issuance of a compulsory license
Pharmaceutical giant threatens to drag Government before corporate tribunal
Novartis battle against Colombian Government highlights the threats to public health posed by the outrageous investor-state dispute settlement regime and bad “trade” deals.
GN takes Colombia to arbitration
Spanish utility Gas Natural (GN) said it has launched arbitration proceedings against Colombia.
A case for trade enforcement: Colombia and intellectual property
President Trump and members of his administration have talked about the need to be tougher on trade enforcement
When you thought trade deals could not get any worse — enter Wall Street
What connects two proposed gold mines, one in the high-altitude wetlands of Colombia and one in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania?
EFTA states, Colombia to improve free trade deal
Colombia and the member states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) have discussed making improvements to their bilateral free trade agreement.
Eco Oro files request for arbitration against Colombia
The claim relates to Eco Oro’s dispute with Colombia in relation to State measures that have destroyed the value of its investments in the Colombian mining sector.
The impacts of FTAs on Colombian workers
Summary of the impacts of FTAs, analyzed by the FTA Observatory
Repercussions in Colombia of the free trade agreement with the European Union
Various points of interest emerged during the discussions around the negotiation and ratification of this Free Trade Agreement (FTA), and after three years of its provisional implementation, it is a good time to revisit these issues.
Pacific Alliance members invite Uruguay to sign free trade agreements
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
Free trade is killing Colombian labor activists
Workers attempting to exercise their rights have suffered at least 1,466 threats and acts of violence since the trade deal went into effect in 2012.
Costa Rica to capitalize on free trade agreement with Colombia?
The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Costa Rica and Colombia will become effective this August 1.
Korea-Colombia FTA to take effect this week
The Korea-Colombia free trade agreement will go into effect from July 16. The agreement will eliminate tariffs on 4,390 Korean export products to the South American country.
Colombian campesinos: change the constitution, end ’free trade’
“We hold free trade agreements responsible for the bankruptcy of small producers, and we want them renegotiated”
Korea-Colombia FTA to be effective July
Colombia informed South Korea earlier in the day that it has completed the ratification process of the deal clinched in 2013, adding that the deal will go into effect on July 15.