free trade agreements (access to texts of)
Draft ministerial text for trade pillar of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF)
US is pushing for favourable terms among them a duty free market access for its goods, including agricultural and industrial, in a move aimed at taming the growing dominance of China’s trade with Kenya.
The US government and Kenya early this month held a round of trade talks, which raised hopes of a fresh direction after the Biden administration froze Trump-era negotiations on the free trade agreement.
Russia aims to intensify negotiations on a free trade agreement with Egypt, and also to start similar negotiations with Indonesia and to conclude a Preferential Trade Agreement with the UAE.