India’s free trade pact negotiations with the United Kingdom are ‘within touching distance’ of a deal and a similar deal along with a bilateral investment treaty with Canada is expected to be concluded by December, its top trade official said.
The UAE-Kenya CEPA will be the first bilateral trade deal that the UAE seeks to sign with an African nation. Such an agreement will deepen trade and investment ties between Africa and the Middle East and boost the total value of UAE-Kenya non-oil bilateral trade,...
Kenya exported $685.1 million worth of goods to the United States in 2021, of which more than 75% entered duty free under AGOA, according to the Congressional Research Service
The bilateral agreement aims to further protect and promote investment between the contracting parties.
The Philippines and United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed an investment promotion and protection agreement (IPPA) on June 9, with the Trade department expressing an interest in tapping Dubai investment in agriculture and energy, among others.
The Philippines and Israel inked the investment promotion and protection agreement that includes investor-state dispute settlement.
Indonesia and Switzerland have signed an investment promotion and protection agreement (P4M) to boost trade and investment between the two countries.
The parliamentary committee of the external affairs ministry has called for fast-tracking signing of bilateral investment treaties.
The agreements have been technically finalized and cover cooperation on avoidance of double taxation, air services, reciprocal protection of investment, and trade cooperation.
The development is taking place at a time when India is set to begin deeper engagements with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries towards inking a free trade agreement (FTA).
We estimate that countries would face up to $340 billion in legal and financial risks for canceling fossil fuel projects that are subject to treaties with ISDS clauses.
The Government of Ghana has pledged to protect Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) for countries that sign agreement with it for reciprocal foreign direct returns on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Malawi and Mozambique have signed two important trade pacts aimed at unlocking and boosting trade of the two countries. President Lazarus Chakwera, signed the two pacts on behalf of the government of Malawi.
Mr. Mene said, concluding the outstanding negotiations and protocols -phases I and II in full, would create robust implementation of the Agreement. while significant progress had been made with agreement of 87.7 per cent of tariff lines.
Barbados and Rwanda move to strengthen ties, Prime Minister Mia Mottley believes such a partnership can pay dividends in the fight against COVID-19.
Mexico and many other countries are facing anti-democratic corporate lawsuits like the case that pushed Khan to withdraw from international investment agreements.
Gabon is fast emerging as an investment destination for industries in sectors such as fisheries, wood, health, mining, infrastructure projects and tourism and they are using this greed to attract more Indian companies.
The Netherlands is keen to have a bilateral investment protection agreement with India and is fully backing the proposed India -EU free trade agreement (FTA).
The United States on Monday raised issues related to taxation, transparency, good governance and intellectual property rights during discussion in Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).