India and the EU are likely to begin negotiations on the revamped proposal for a bilateral FTA in September but there continues to be disagreement on whether to carve out separate agreements on investment protection and geographical indications (GIs).
Former EU commissioner Phil Hogan has taken on an advisory role with a business that carries out activities to influence the EU policy and decision-making process.
The value of Ireland’s beef output would be cut by at least €44 million, according to the government’s assessment of the EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement.
Britain has demanded that the European Union agrees to rewrite a deal overseeing the post-Brexit trade involving Northern Ireland just a year after it was agreed with the bloc.
For the first time, the EU set an animal welfare-based condition in the EU-Mercosur agreement but it is not sufficient to save the deal as it stands.
The EU Domestic Advisory Group set up under the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement received a concerning report of the arrest in Hanoi of two prominent civil society activists.
Figuring out how to address a worldwide climate crisis using institutions and instruments developed in the past century isn’t easy.
The parties have agreed to launch negotiations on key issues such as market access, investment protection and geographical indications.
Thailand’s Commerce Ministry looks set to propose negotiation frameworks for the Thailand-EU free trade agreement and ASEAN-Canada FTA for cabinet approval in the third quarter, aiming to boost the country’s exports.
The conditions have been listed in a draft report prepared by foreign affairs committee of the European Parliament.
The recent tit-for-tat sanctions between the EU and China have cast a shadow over the deal’s future and frozen talks for the time being. But if the agreement reaches the finish line, what is at stake?
The free trade agreement replaces current bilateral agreements with EAEU members, most notably Russia.
European investors are likely to look beyond China following the suspension of an investment agreement. Strong diplomatic relations and trade ties with Vietnam mean that the Southeast Asian country is tipped to profit.
The enthusiasm of both sides to negotiate lower import duties, market access and custom rules may get a rude reminder on the issue of investment protection, which remains unsolved.
The agreement is likely to be a step toward less productive, more unequal and more vulnerable economies in both regions.
The local dairy industry has come under increasing pressure since Burkina Faso and its neighbors opened their markets to Europe under a series of trade agreements that stretch back almost two decades.
Little progress has been made to modernise a controversial agreement on energy investments that activists warn could derail decarbonisation efforts in Europe and across the globe, according to leaked documents.