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African free trade agreement one country closer to reality
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is nearing reality as only one country is left to ratify the Agreement for the deal to reach the 22 countries required for the Agreement to effectively come into force.
Karuturi contemplates legal recourse for loss in Ethiopia
Karuturi could sue the government of Ethiopia at international tribunals on the basis of violations of the Bilateral Investment Protection Agreement India and Ethiopia have signed on.
UAE and Ethiopia sign agreement to protect and encourage investment
Addis and Abi Dhabi have signed a comprehensive agreement providing "significant incentives and privileges for foreign investment" from the United Arab Emirates in Ethiopia.
Karuturi challenges Ethiopia decision to cancel farm project
Karuturi Global Ltd., one of the largest investors in Ethiopia’s farm industry, is challenging the termination of its project, claiming the government broke the terms of its agreement with the company.
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.
Stopping the corporate power grab — it’s not all just about TTIP
In the rush to oppose TTIP we mustn’t lose sight of the context in which the deal is being negotiated — the hundreds of bilateral treaties that give corporations the right to sue in secret ’trade courts’.
Ethiopia signs 1.1 mln. Euro agreement with Comesa
Ethiopia signed Friday a grant agreement of 1.1 million Euros with COMESA to finance its regional integration programmes.
Why UK parliament should scrutinise the UK-Ethiopia bilateral investment treaty (BIT)
If TTIP is bad, the UK-Ethiopia BIT is worse, says Lorenzo Cotula of IIED
Ethiopia to join COMESA’s free trade area
The government of Ethiopia is on the move to join the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Free Trade Area (FTA) which enables the country to have preferential trade interaction between member countries.
Kenya to conclude economic partnership pact with EU
Three remaining contentious issues will be dealt with by next month, according to the Kenyan government, which will be good news for horticulture farmers who have been worried that their market access will be compromised if Kenya loses its privileges in the EU market.
Ethiopia–Sudan bilateral relations: A model for regional integration
Ethiopia and Sudan recently concluded their third Joint Commission Meeting, signing 13 agreements including a Framework Agreement for Trade and Economic cooperation
Turkey, Ethiopia to sign FTA, eyes $20 bln exports to Africa
Turkey will soon be launching talks with Ethiopia to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with the eastern African nation, Turkish Foreign Trade Minister Zafer Çağlayan said on Wednesday.
Free trade deal will cost Ethiopia, warns researchers
The Ethiopian Government is debating whether to sign the EPA with the EU, as it has concerns about the effect it will have on its fragile industries. Research shows negative implications for women, agriculture and manufacturing.
India, Ethiopia sign investment promotion pact
Seeking to "rediscover" their relationship, India and Ethiopia on Thursday signed an agreement to promote bilateral investments and decided to increase coordination on critical global issues like UN reforms.
India to sign Bipa with Ethiopia
India will sign an investment protection pact with Ethiopia as part of measures to increase the flow of capital as well as trade between the two countries, a senior government official said on Wednesday.
Ethio-Turkey joint commission negotiates on FTA
The Ethio-Turkey Economic Commission has taken deliberations on Free Trade Agreement (FTA).