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MERCOSUR threatens feed-in industries, vehicles: Industry Minister rules out possibility
The agreements will force global companies to exclude us from manufacturing: Masrouga
Argentina’s congress ratifies Mercosur-Egypt agreement
Argentina was the only signatory country that hadn’t yet ratified the free trade agreement, which can now go into effect.
ICSID arbitrators turn investment treaty into insurance policy against terrorism
The consequence of this decision is that investors would likely be put above all other victims of terrorism and related political violence in conflict areas. That is shocking from the perspective of international justice.
Egypt’s FM in Brussels to meet European Union counterparts
Sameh Shoukry is scheduled to sign a cooperation agreement with EU counterparts that frames Egypt’s future relationship with European institutions in the next three years.
Arbitrator rules Egypt must compensate EMG
The international arbitration panel ruled that Egypt failed to protect the Sinai pipeline from terrorists.
Launching FTA talks with a number of countries approved by EAEU
The Presidents of Armenia, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Kirgizstan have approved the proposal to launch FTA talks with Iran, Egypt, India and Singapore.
Government reaches settlement with ArcelorMittal to avoid paying $600m in compensation
The settlement stipulates that the arbitration lawsuit has been annulled. ArcelorMittal filed this lawsuit against the Egyptian government 18 months ago before the ICSID.
Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Egypt to start free trade zones
Nigeria is to establish a free trade zone with Kenya, South Africa and Egypt. The four countries have already worked out modalities for establishing the zone.
The court that rules the world
A parallel legal universe, open only to corporations and largely invisible to everyone else, helps executives convicted of crimes escape punishment.
GTH files for Wind Canada arbitration
Global Telecom Holding has announced that it submitted a formal request for arbitration over actions taken by the Canadian Government against GTH and its subsidiaries in relation to GTH’s investment in Wind Mobile.
Al-Jazeera sues Egypt over crackdown and harassments which caused $150mn in losses
Pan-Arab TV Network Al-Jazeera is taking legal actions against Egypt over the closure of the Qatar-owned broadcast network and the harassments of its journalists has led to $150 million worth of losses.
Egypt to appeal $1.76 bln award to Israel in gas dispute, freeze gas import talks
Egypt said on Sunday it would appeal an order by international arbitrators to pay $1.76 billion in compensation to state-owned Israel Electric Corp for halting gas supplies.
EEU, Egypt to prepare FTA within a year and a half
President Sisi to discuss free trade, industrial zone, nuclear energy with Putin in Russia visit
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in Russia to discuss a number of economic projects as well as strategic issues with Russian President Vladimir Putin
Egypt eyes Mercosur FTA activation before 2015-end
Egypt hopes to bring its preferential Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the South American Common Market (Mercosur) into effect before the end of this year, minister of industry said Thursday.
Egypt, Ethiopia negotiate FTA procedures between 2 countries
Egypt negotiated with Ethiopia on Wednesday over procedures to establish a Free Trade Area in Ethiopia, according to head of the Industrial Development Authority Ismail Gaber.
FTA completion depends on unification of origin rules, customs: Abdel Nour
The completion of the Free Trade Area (FTA) procedures among the three African blocs, SADC, COMESA and the East African Community (EAC), depends on the unification of the rules of origin and tariff, according to Egypt’s Minister of Industry and Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour.
COMESA economic investment forum in Egypt next October
“We are studying establishing a unit at GAFI to provide economic and investment information to African countries,” says investment minister
Egypt: Collateral costs of investment
Foreign investment is crucial for reviving Egypt’s economy, but a new report reveals it can come at a considerable cost, writes Stefan Weichert
Egypt reaches free trade agreement with Eurasian Economic Union
Egypt has reached a free trade zone agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Belarus), Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi said Tuesday.