ICSID dismisses lawsuit filed by Egyptian company.
Logistics and warehousing company is seeking to settle by arbitration a $380m dispute.
Updates from Burkina Faso, Egypt, Kenya, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania.
Russian businesswoman Marsha Lazareva has filed a notice of international arbitration with the State of Kuwait for breaching a bilateral investment treaty.
Kuwaiti logistics conglomerate Agility to settle by arbitration a $380 million dispute with Iraq’s government .
India today urged Kuwait to support its efforts for early conclusion of talks for the proposed free trade agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
The federal government, which is facing financial crisis and seeking loans from IMF and other financial institutes, is willing to pay Rs90 million to a Pakistani law firm to plead its case in an international court.
President Asif Ali Zardari has said that Pakistan has keen interest in concluding a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and seeks Kuwait’s support in this regard.
Government officials in Kuwait expressed their keenness over signing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States but a senior US economic representative recently noted that talks with regards to the issue are ongoing.
"We are just waiting for the right conditions in place to sign a free trade agreement with Kuwait," said US Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez said on Wednesday, adding that an FTA with Egypt remains "an opportunity" and one with Libya "early" despite ongoing talks with Tripoli.
Kuwait and the US are now at the phase where they are "trying to understand and see whether there is an opportunity to move forward" from a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement to a bilateral investment treaty or free trade agreement, according to a US Treasury Department official.
US-Kuwaiti trade talks kicked off yesterday at the experts level tackling a number of economic issues within the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) signed between the two countries in February 2004.
A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will be signed between the US and Kuwait by 2013, a senior US official said.
US Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez met today with HH the Amir of Kuwait to discuss the Kuwaiti-American commercial dialogue and Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has assured investors from Kuwait’s private and public sectors that Pakistan is open for business.
An annual reports released by the US Congress on Friday revealed that intellectual property rights remain a sticking point in progress towards a Free Trade Agreement between Kuwait and the US.
Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Wednesday approved negotiations on bilateral investment agreement between the governments of Pakistan and Kuwait.
According to US Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East Shaun Donnelly, the only Arab country under consideration for beginning FTA talks before the summer of 2007 is Egypt.
The Kuwaiti Ambassador praised the level of trade relations between Kuwait and the United States, which is considered Kuwait’s largest trade partner, and expressed Kuwait’s hope that the ongoing trade negotiations would lead to a Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Singapore and Kuwait is "a matter of time" as there are some outstanding issues surrounding such agreements that would have to be resolved, a senior Singaporean official revealed on Thursday.