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Egypt, UK to sign free trade agreement after Brexit: Trade Minister
Egypt will soon sign a free trade agreement with the UK following the latter’s exit from the EU, commonly known as Brexit, according to Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea.
EAEU, Egypt to step up FTA talks
A number of chapters have already been drafted; some others are nearing completion; the remaining chapters are still under expert evaluation.
Eurasian Economic Commission expands talks on free trade zones
The Eurasian Economic Commission continues to negotiate partnerships with Egypt, Israel and India, said EAEU trade official.
Eni and Naturgy’s Damietta gas plant deal with Egypt falls through
In the meantime, Naturgy said it would go back to pursuing a legal claim to $2 billion in compensation its joint venture with ENI was awarded in the case by the World Bank’s ICSID in 2018.
Naturgy leaves Egypt, ending its alliance with ENI in Unión Fenosa after almost 8 years of disputes
Naturgy has agreed with Eni and Egypt to end their dispute over Unión Fenosa (UFG), in which the Spanish and Italian firms own 50% each.
Egypt MPs call for annulling free trade deal with Turkey
Tension between Egypt and Turkey surfaced again as the industry committee at the Egyptian parliament called for annulling the free trade agreement between the two countries, saying it “harms local products”.
Kuwait wins int’l property ownership case
ICSID dismisses lawsuit filed by Egyptian company.
Egypt-EAEU to reach free trade zone agreement by mid-2020 - Egypt’s Trade Minister
The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Egypt may sign a free trade zone agreement by mid-2020, Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Industry said.
Australian miner sues Egyptian government over collapse of billion-dollar deal
Australian company planned was to mine tantulum, but seventeen years later, the company is suing the Egyptian government for potentially hundreds of millions of dollars after the military regime blocked plans.
Egypt, US to promote greater reciprocal market access for agricultural, industrial goods
Egypt and the United States are seeking ways to promote a greater reciprocal market access for agricultural and industrial goods following the latest talks of the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement .
Interview: Free trade deal to benefit Chinese companies in Egypt, Africa: expert
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is very important for Chinese companies in Africa, particularly in Egypt, an Egyptian economic expert said.
International arbitration newsletter - April 2019 | Regional overview: Middle East and Africa
Updates from Burkina Faso, Egypt, Kenya, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania.
Egypt, EAEU seek establishing free trade zone
The talks took up the issues of customs cooperation, trade movement and rules of origin along with competition and prevention of monopoly.
Egypt - British Petroceltic files arbitration case against EGPC
British Petroceltic announced filing an arbitration case against the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) at the World Bank Group’s ICSID.
UFG denies reaching settlement agreement with Egypt
The Spanish Union Fenosa Gas (UFG) denies media reports that any settlement has been reached with Egypt in regard to the $2 billion dispute about the gas supply to the Damietta Liquefied Natural Gas plant.
Russia plans to sign free trade zone agreements with five countries soon
Russia expects to make free trade zones agreement with Israel, Singapore, India, Egypt and Iran in coming future, First Deputy Minister of Industry Sergey Tsyb said.
EAEU, Egypt successfully complete 1st round of talks on FTA
The talks focused on the main provisions of the Agreement and set the schedule of the further work.
Government negotiations to bring down Egypt’s $2bn fine for Unión Fenosa
Compensation of partners to stop pumping of gas to Damietta LNG Plant with part of revenue.
The case of Ampal v Egypt: What are the parameters of the due diligence standard?
A reasonable ICSID Tribunal would have followed the paths of previous arbitral decisions in determining the liability of a host state under the Full Protection and Security obligation, the Ampal Tribunal did not.
Egypt signs framework document for negotiations on FTA with Eurasian countries
Agreement to create a continuous discussion on issues of bilateral, international economic cooperation of common concern.